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Orla Barry takes Gold at IPC World Championships

 Orla Barry wins Gold at IPC World Championship 2016

Orla Barry, Leevale AC, has won Gold, in a competetive F57 Discus Final, at the IPC World Championships, in Grossetto, Italy, this afternoon.  Orla threw a PB of 31:14m, in the final round.

Orla becomes the third Irish medalist, in the games, after Deirdre Mongan took Bronze, in the F53/54 Shot Put, on Saturday, while, yesterday, North Cork AC's Noelle Linehan took Gold in the F38 Discus.

Report on Paralympics Ireland Website

Noelle Linehan wins Gold, with a World Record throw.

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