Morse attended Stanwell Comprehensive School in Penarth and
started his career when he was 17 after competing at a Cardiff
schools competition and, after winning, was then catapulted into
He trains at the NIAC in Cardiff and has strength and
conditioning training with a crop of up and coming Olympic and
Paralympic throwers at the Sport Wales National Centre.
He holds the Welsh national senior record, the Welsh all-comers
record and the British under-23 record and became the first Welsh
athlete to the win the discus at the UK Championships.
He was the UK's leading Junior in 2007 and 2008 and is a massive
Manchester United fan and says the biggest influence on his
athletics career is his family.
In May 2010, he threw in the prestigious Halle competition in
Germany where he won the U23 meet with a throw of 61.27m. This has
established Morse as the World number one U23 thrower.
Morse threw for Wales at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games,
finishing in a respectable sixth place, and in 2011 was selected to
compete for GB at the European U23 Championships.
And, at 23, he was selected for his first ever Olympics (London
2012) but went out in the qualifying round in the morning session
in the Olympic Stadium, after registering only one legal throw of
The holder of a degree in Sports Management, Morse took part in
Aviva Star:track as a youngster and now coaches for the scheme as
well as coaching the U11 team at his local football club, Penarth
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