Stephen Miller (athlete)

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Stephen Miller
Medal record
Competitor for the  United Kingdom
Men's Athletics
Paralympic Games
Gold 1996 Atlanta Club throw F32/51
Gold 2000 Sydney Club throw F32/51
Gold 2004 Athens Club throw F32/F51
Silver 2008 Beijing Club throw F32/F51
Bronze 2000 Sydney Discus F32/51
IPC European Championships
Silver 2014 Swansea Club throw - F32

Stephen Miller (born 27 May 1980) is a British athlete who competes in the fields of Paralympic club and discus throwing.

He lives in Cramlington, Northumberland.

Miller won several medals at the Cerebral Palsy World Championships in 2005, including gold in the F32 club and gold in the F32 discus.[1]

He has won gold in the club throw at the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta, the 2000 Paralympics in Sydney and the 2004 Paralympics in Athens.[2] He set a world record of 33.53m in that event at the Athens Games.[3] At the 2000 games he also took a bronze medal in the discus throw. Before his attempts to win gold in London, he was prersented with a Newcastle united shirt by manager Alan Pardew as good luck.

Miller won silver at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing.[4]

He was selected as captain of the men's athletics squad for Great Britain at the 2012 Summer Paralympics.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Another gold for Miller", BBC, 12 July 2005
  2. ^ "Another gold for Miller", BBC, 12 July 2005
  3. ^ "Q&A: Stephen Miller", BBC, 28 October 2004
  4. ^ "GB select Beijing athletics squad", BBC, 13 June 2008
  5. ^ "Paralympics 2012: Hinton & Miller are GB athletics captains". BBC Sport. 25 August 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2012.