Saturday, 8 September 2012

Comment by Lord Mayor of Leeds on gold medal won by David Stone MBE at the London 2012 Paralympic Games

Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Ann Castle has made the following comment on Leeds resident David Stone MBE winning the Mixed T 1-2 cycling road race at the London 2012 Paralympic Games today.

Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Ann Castle said:

“Congratulations to David for winning a fantastic gold medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. After he was slightly disappointed with his performance in the time trial on Wednesday it was brilliant to see him respond in style today in front of the home crowd. We are thrilled that he was able to defend his road race title from Beijing and look forward to celebrating with him when he gets back to Leeds.”

ENDS