Absolutely delighted to see 7 @scotathletics athletes selected for GB at the WPA European Champs!
— Pamela Robson (@pjbr11) April 28, 2021
Paula Dunn MBE, the Para Athletics Head Coach said:
‘The World Para Athletics European Championships provide a great opportunity for our athletes to compete at a high level in a very important year.
‘It is a fantastic competition opportunity for those athletes who are building up to Tokyo, as well as providing a platform for our Paralympic Futures Academy and Development Academy athletes who are on the pathway for Paris and Los Angeles.
‘Due to challenging circumstances at this current time, and consistent with British Athletics’ approach this season, all athletes were given the option to opt-in or opt-out of the Championships.
‘The Paralympic Games is ultimately the main focus this year, so while many athletes have targeted Bydgoszcz as a key event in their plan for the year, others have decided to focus on other competitions as part of their preparation for Tokyo.
‘We are supporting all athletes and coaches to achieve what they feel is the best preparation possible for the Paralympic Games later this summer.’
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