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Five New Hall of Fame Inductees

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07/03/2022 00:00, In Blog / History /

This weekend at our Annual Awards Dinner we were delighted to welcome five new members to our prestigious Hall of Fame!

Along with 32 others, these sporting greats have brought honour and distinction to themselves, their county and Welsh Athletics.

Congratulations goes to our five newest inductees:




Doug Turner

  • European 200m silver medallist 1998

  • Commonwealth 4 x 400m bronze medallist 1998

Sally Simspon

  • Commonwealth Games pole vault silver medallist 2014

Paul Gray

  • Commonwealth 110m hurdles bronze medallist 1994

  • Commonwealth 4 x 400m bronze medallist 1998

  • European Junior 110m hurdles bronze medallist 1987

Carys Parry

  • Commonwealth Hammer silver medallist 2010

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The late John Merriman

  • Commonwealth Games 6 miles silver medallist 1958

  • Commonwealth Games 6 miles bronze medallist 1962

  • International Cross Country bronze medallist1960

  • Twice broke UK 10,000m record including at Rome Olympic Games

  • First British athlete to break 29 mins for 10,000m

Discover all of our previous Hall of Fame Inductees here.