John Eden stretches between throws in the THS2 discus event at the Barcelona Paralympic Games. The scoreboard shows his second throw of 39.94m, which at that stage led the competition. Eden eventually won the silver medal. An above the knee amputee, Eden is wearing his specialist prosthetic competition leg, while his everyday leg sits beside him, still in its tracksuit bottom, as he stretches.
Date: September 1992
Author: Norman Bailey, photographer