Orla Barry wins the IWAS World Junior Discus Championship

Orla Barry was in action last week at the IWAS World Junior (U23) Championships in Dubai, and took gold in the discus event with a throw of 29.57m, her third longest throw ever and a A-standard qualification mark for the London Paralympic Games. This is a fantastic achievement for Orla. For good measure, she also took bronze in her weaker event, the javelin.

David Berry was another medal winner at he IWAS event, with a silver in his discus event.

Full results