31st Oct 2006

WELSH WONDERS WIN AGAIN

The Neath Port-Talbot‘s Welsh Wonders team which was the only Welsh entry consisted of 19 young people aged between 11 and 18 and experience a range of disabilities including visual impairment, learning and physical disabilities. There were over 200 competitors in total at the games from all over the UK.

Neath Port-Talbot’s Disability Sport Wales Development Officer Victoria Radmore said "the competition this year was very fierce the children excelled, and exceeded all expectations"

Last Year we won 106 medals (30 gold), however this year an unbelievable 130 medals (80 gold), were won.

Victoria also said "the weekly specialized coaching sessions the children receive has obviously paid dividend, all coaches and volunteers are very proud of the outstanding achievements.

The club are also very grateful for the financial assistance they have received from Admiral Insurance and Corus.

Pictured below: team members of Welsh Wonders

Anyone wishing to join the club can contact Victoria on 07879 693047

Disability Sport Wales is a joint initiative between the Sports Council for Wales, the Federation of Sports Associations for the Disabled (Wales) and local authorities, aimed at developing quality community based sporting and recreational opportunities for people with disabilities throughout Wales’.

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