I can improve on medal double - Jenny; PARALYMPICS.Byline: CHARLIE TALBOT-SMITH
JENNY McLOUGHLIN The Irish Name McLoughlin is used as the anglicised form of two entirely different septs, both of considerable importance. In the first instance it appears as a from of the gaelic Mac Lochlainn. might have secured a double medal haul at the Paralympic World Cup but the 20-year-old insists there is plenty more to come from her this summer.
Wales' McLoughlin lost out to GB team-mate and sprint rival Katrina Hart in both the 100m and 200m, settling for bronze and silver respectively.
Nathan But there were plenty of signs of encouragement for McLoughlin who smashed her personal best in claiming silver in the 200m in a time of 30.29seconds.
And the Cardiff University Cardiff University (Welsh: Prifysgol Caerdydd) is a leading university located in the Cathays Park area of Cardiff, Wales. It received its Royal charter in 1883 and is a member of the Russell Group of Universities. It has an annual turnover of £315 million. student insisted there was still plenty of room for improvement before London 2012 rolls around this summer.
"I got two medals so I can''t complain. Hopefully there will be more in London, that''s what I''m aiming for," she said.
"I''m just looking to get selected now and we''ll see what happens from there. I''m happy with how I''ve performed here. My preparations for the Paralympics Paralympics Sports medicine An international sports competition in which participants are elite athletes with physical or visual impairments, representing 4 intl federations for the blind, paraplegics and quadriplegics, amputees, people with cerebral palsy. are going really, really well. Everything went to plan.
"Obviously you want to improve all the time and you want to keep training. I''ll look and see what I need to improve but generally speaking it was really, really good.
"It was a really nice atmosphere, and hopefully this is a starter for what Stephens it will be like in a few months time.
"Hopefully the crowd will be just as enthusiastic. It''s so close to the Paralympics and everyone''s getting in the mood for it."
There was also good news for Wales' Nathan Stephens who continued his recovery from shoulder surgery by claiming silver in the F57 seated javelin.
The defending World Champion from last year has been out of action for seven months after the surgery but appeared back to something approaching his best in Manchester.
Bridgend's Stephens threw 36.84m and admitted afterwards af·ter·ward also af·ter·wards
At a later time; subsequently.
afterwards or afterward
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Adv. 1. that there was still plenty of room for improvement.
"The Paralympic World Cup always has a very high-quality field, they''ve got the competition to push you, and to come out second I know I''m not too far behind the rest of the world," he said.
"The aim is to go out to London and do everybody proud. I don''t want to put the pressure on myself but hopefully it''s going to be big.
"To throw 36.84metres on a tired shoulder which we''ve only been throwing on for four days is great, and we''ve got a long time before we can really be hitting our potential." The BT Paralympic World Cup took place in Manchester from 22-26 May with elite international athletes competing in Athletics athletics
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Variety of sport competitions held on a running track and on the adjacent field. It is the oldest form of organized sports, having been a part of the ancient Olympic Games from c. , Football 7-aside and Wheelchair Basketball Wheelchair basketball is a sport played primarily by people with disabilities. In some countries such as Canada, Australia and England, able-bodied athletes are allowed to compete alongside other athletes on mixed teams. . www.btparalympicworldcup.com for more information
Nathan Stephens Katrina Hart (centre) celebrates gold in the T37 Women''s 100m with bronze medalist Jenny McLoughlin (right) and silver medalist Maria Seifert at the 2012 BT Paralympic World Cup