Amputee gets half marathon go-ahead

A woman who has had both legs amputated and was told she couldn't take part in the Bristol Half Marathon because she would take too long has been given a reprieve

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Double amputee will compete in Bristol Half Marathon

Jo Blinman will be able to take part in the Bristol Half Credit: ITV News West Country

Jo Blinman, who has had both legs amputated but was told she could not take part in the Bristol Half Marathon because she would take too long will now be able to take part after all. Organisers have given the go-ahead for her to compete in the wheelchair event on 21st September.

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