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One of our firefighters, Amir Williamson, took part in the The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games hammer throw final last night and landed a brilliant sixth place.
He threw a fantastic 69.38 metres to secure his amazing achievement.
Amir qualified for this year’s Commonwealth Games after narrowly missing out on a place in the 2010 games in Deli.
Working as a firefighter in London has given Amir some great practise at working under pressure. Amir said, “Like firefighting, the training can be mentally and physically demanding - there will be pressure on me competing, but there is also pressure with the job, so one complements the other.”