Wales’ former Commonwealth Video games shot put bronze medallist and ex-Olympian Shaun Pickering has died on the age of 62.
Pickering received bronze on the 1998 Commonwealth Video games in Kuala Lumpur having completed twenty seventh within the shot put on the Atalanta Olympics in 1996.
He later turned UK Athletics’ nationwide occasion coach for heavy throws.
“Our ideas are with Shaun’s associates & household at this unhappy time,” Welsh Athletics mentioned.
“Everybody at Welsh Athletics is unhappy to listen to the information that ‘Corridor of Fame’ inductee, a number of Welsh Champion & File Holder Shaun Pickering has handed away,”
His father was the late BBC commentator and presenter Ron Pickering, who as Wales nationwide coach coached Lynn Davies when he received Olympic lengthy leap gold in 1964.
His mom Jean represented Nice Britain on the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki and received gold within the lengthy leap on the 1954 European Athletics Championships.