Bethany Woodward has been selected in the 129-strong England squad for the Commonwealth Games

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Bethany Woodward has been selected in the 129-strong England squad for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

The 21-year-old, who used to be a pupil at Rudolf Steiner School in Kings Langley, has been chosen in the long jump F37/F38.

It will be Woodward’s second Commonwealth Games. She finished fifth in the 100m at the 2010 event in Delhi.

The Glasgow games will be have the biggest Para-sport programme in the history of the Games with the highest number of medal events.

Peter Stanley, England athletics team leader, said: "We are delighted to be taking a team to Glasgow that contains a combination of experienced athletes who have medalled at the highest levels of competition and athletes we believe are ready to make their mark at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

"Seeing the form already shown this summer by athletes in the squad has been tremendous and I look forward to seeing the athletes seizing the opportunities that the Games will bring."

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