Paralympian inspires youngsters

Beijing Games bronze medallist Jamie Burdiken showcases wheelchair tennis at Westminster Park

Paralympian Jamie Burdiken at the Glan Aber Tennis Club in Westminster Park

A Paralympian taught young tennis hopefuls the tricks of his trade at a club open day.

Jamie Burdiken, bronze medallist at the Beijing Games in 2008, gave a demonstration of wheelchair tennis at Glan Aber Tennis Club open day in Westminster Park.

Club president Steve Telford said: “Jamie provided a fascinating insight into the sport and the dedication required to reach the highest standards.”

Head coach Jo Trataris ran a number of tennis activities for juniors and adults.

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