Stephen Miller (athlete)

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Stephen Miller
Medal record
Representing the  Great Britain
Men's Athletics
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Club throw F32/51
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Club throw F32/51
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Club throw F32/51
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing Club throw F32/51
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Discus F32/51
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Rio De Janeiro Club throw F32/51
IPC European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2014 Swansea Club throw - F32
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Grosseto Club throw - F32

Stephen James Miller MBE (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 presented 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]

Miller was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2016 New Year Honours for services to sport.[6]

He was Awarded the Freedom of Cramlington on 7 February 2014. [7]

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