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Commonwealth Games: Micky Yule wins bronze in city that saved him

Twelve years ago Micky Yule woke up from a coma in Birmingham, having stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED) while serving in Afghanistan. This week the former Royal Engineer returned to the city that saved him to win a Commonwealth Games bronze medal. He lifted 192kg to finish third...
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Commonwealth Games 2022: Kirsty Gilmour and Micky Yule will be Scotland's flag bearers

Badminton player Kirsty Gilmour and para powerlifter Micky Yule will be Team Scotland's flag bearers at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. The event takes place on Thursday evening at Birmingham's Alexander Stadium, which will host athletics during the Games. Gilmour, 28, was a silver medallist at the 2014 Glasgow Games...
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Former soldier Micky Yule overcomes ‘nightmare’ to claim glorious bronze at Paralympics

Once a soldier, always a soldier, and Micky Yule certainly lived the motto of the cap badge he once wore with pride, “Where Right And Glory Lead”, here in Tokyo.Of course, glory comes in many ways at these Paralympic Games. Yule’s took the physical form of a powerlifting bronze but, in truth, it meant so much more than that.His life changed for ever when an improvised explosive device detonated near him in Helmand province on July 1 2010 – one of his legs immediately amputated by the blast.But the former Royal Engineers staff sergeant famously claims he doesn’t have the...