Jonathan Ward

Athletics


Key Achievements

  • Gold medal in the shotput at Seoul Paralympics 1988
  • Silver medal in the discus at Seoul Paralympics 1988
  • Bronze medal in the pentathlon at Seoul Paralympics 1988
  • Silver medal in the shotput at Barcelona Paralympics 1992
  • Bronze medal in the shotput at Sydney Paralympics 2000
  • Podium positions at multiple European and World Championships

Future Goals

  • To continue supporting local and national charities who support blind and partially-sighted people
  • To help Shepway Sports Trust with specialist knowledge and understanding of disability sport and the barriers to participation

Profile

Age: 54

Jonathan Ward is a Paralympic Champion, competing in a variety of throwing-based athletic events in Seoul, Barcelona and Sydney – picking up gold, silver and bronze medals. Jonathan’s passion for sport started at school, playing in every sport offered and gradually drifting towards strength-based activities. Outside of competing, Jonathan has had 30 years of experience supporting local and national charities who support blind and partially-sighted people towards independence.