European Championships silver medal for Peterborough Nene Valley ace

Lydia Church won her first international medal at the European Para Athletics Championship in Poland today (June 4).

Friday, 4th June 2021, 3:10 pm
Lydia Church celebrates her European Championships silver medal.

The Peterborough & Nene Valley AC shot putting ace picked up silver in the F12 category with a throw of 12.34m, her second best ever competitive throw.

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Church had thrown 11.98m to assure herself of silver before going way beyond the 12m mark with her final throw

Russia’s Nadezhda Burkova won the gold medal with a Championship record distance of 13.06m.