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Eden’s in paradise with golden double at British Championships

Eden’s in paradise with golden double at British Championships

Eden’s in paradise with golden double at British Championships by Jason Henderson June 28, 2014 Discus and shot titles go to comeback queen of the throws circle on day two of the Sainsbury’s British Championships in Birmingham Eden Francis sealed a shot and discus double during a glorious three-hour spell on Saturday. It means the 25-year-old Birchfield athlete has now won seven national titles and it came after more than a year on the sidelines due to two prolapsed discs in her back. Firstly, competing just after midday Francis became the first winner of the championships with a best shot put effort of 16.66m. Then, a couple of hours later, she took the discus crown on the opposite end of the arena with 55.93m. “Training has been really difficult so I never thought I’d have a decent season,” said Francis, who completed the same double back in 2012. “I was just hoping I wo...

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