Kent Connections include: Folkestone, Hythe,
Paralympic Sport: Shotput, Discus,
Paralympic Games: 1988, 1992, 1996,
Jonathan Ward moved to Kent in 1988.
He competed in 4 Paralympics, gaining medals in all but one
During the 1988 Paralympics, he won a Gold Medal for shotput, a
silver medal for discus and a bronze medal for the pentathlon.
He won a silver medal at the 1992 Paralympics, and a bronze
medal at the 2000 Paralympics both for the shotput event.
He has worked as Associate Disability Officer with
responsibility for athletics, based in East Kent, and has over
20 years of experience providing services to young people with
In July 2010, Ward took up the post of Head of Rehabilitation
Services at Kent Association for the Blind
He competes for the Ashford Athletics