East Bergholt: Homecoming For Paralympian

Zoe Newson, who got a bronze medal at the Paralympic games, will be celebrating her success tonight at the gym she trained at in East Bergholt.

20-year-old Zoe won a bronze medal in the powerlifting.

She will be at East Bergholt sports centre, where she trained before heading off to the Paralympic games, from 5.30pm tonight. 

There will be light refreshments and a tombola.

People will also be able to get the chance to have a picture with Zoe and see her medal.

Her coach Louise Pennall is telling Heart what else you can expect: "It'll be a bit of a party. People can watch what powerlifting is through a regular training session and if it's not too overwhelming we'll get people joining in as well. But the main thing I think is everyone just wanting a chat with Zoe, picture taken, autographs that kind of thing I think."

She also said she's had a great response from everyone: "She's been getting cards of congratulations messages from people she doesn't even know. Everyone is just so thrilled - especially over how well she did and the fact that she managed to bring a medal home, so I think it's just immense pride."

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