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  • Paralympic javelin star making Sochi Winter Games bid

    London 2012 javelin contender Nathan Stephens is determined to taste Paralympic success – but on the ice, not the field.

    The 25-year-old went into last summer’s Games as the javelin world record holder but suffered a cruel blow when his throwing style was judged illegal, and he failed to qualify for the final round.

    So when the call came from the British Sledge Hockey Association to help the British team in their bid to qualify for Sochi 2014, Stephens didn’t have to think twice about his answer.

    The Bridgend-born athlete joined the Cardiff Huskies sledge hockey side as a youngster shortly

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