Paul Fry (speedway rider)

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Paul Fry
Personal information
Nationality  England
Date of birth (1964-10-25)25 October 1964[1]
Place of birth    Ledbury, Hereford, England
Date of death    31 March 2010(2010-03-31) (aged 45)
Current club information
British league None
Career history
Cradley Heath Heathens
Arena Essex Hammers
Stoke Potters
Long Eaton Invaders
King's Lynn Stars
Exeter Falcons
Newport Wasps
Swindon Robins
Peterborough Panthers
Belle Vue Aces
Somerset Rebels
Mildenhall Fen Tigers
Isle of Wight Islanders
1984, 1986–1987
1984
1988, 1999
1989–1990
1991
1992–1996
1997–1998, 2009
2000–2003
2003
2004
2004–2006
2007
2008
Individual honours
None
Team honours
British League KO Cup Winner
League Cup Winner
Premier League KO Cup Winner
Premier League Fours Winner
Young Shield Winner
1986, 1987
1986
2000
2003, 2005
2000

Paul David Fry (25 October 1964 – 31 March 2010) was a British speedway rider. Fry made his debut with the Cradley Heath Heathens in 1984 and rode for a number of clubs during his career. He won several team trophies including the British League Knockout Cup with Cradley Heath in 1986 and 1987 and the Premier League Knockout Cup with the Swindon Robins in 2000.[2] In 2007 he was awarded a testimonial meeting at Somerset's Oak Tree Arena. He spent his final season in 2009 with Premier league team Newport Wasps and briefly doubled-up with the Poole Pirates. Fry died at his home in March 2010 aged 45. The cause of death has not been disclosed.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oakes, P.(2006). Speedway Star Almanac. ISBN 0-9552376-1-0
  2. ^ "Paul Fry". British Speedway Promoters' Association. 1 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-01. 
  3. ^ "Former Rebels speedway star Paul Fry found dead". BBC Sport. 1 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-01. 

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