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Fox Swims To Glory

Jonathan Fox has just won the first Gold medal in the pool for Great Britain! In a strong performance he powered through the 100m backstroke S7 to secure his gold medal. He broke the world record in this morning’s heats and although he didn’t swim quite as fast in the final, he did enough to ensure he was a Paralympic...

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Britain’s First Gold Quite A Storey

Sarah Storey has won Britain’s first gold medal today in the Women’s Track Ceiling C5 Individual Pursuit. Track cyclist Sarah Storey cruised to victory in the women’s C5 individual pursuit, after breaking her own world record in Thursday’s heats. And the home nation celebrated winning their first two medals of the Games in quick succession through Storey and Paralympic debutant Colbourne in the Velodrome. Storey, 34, tore into the gap separating her from opponent Anna Harkowska and passed the Pole just after halfway in their 3km run-off. But the defending champion insisted victory was not as easy as it...

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Flying Fox Smashes Record

The ParalympicsGB swimming team stated their intent at London 2012 this morning as world champion Jon Fox smashing his own S7 100m Backstroke world record to steal the show in the opening session of the Paralympic Games. The Manchester-based 21 year old touched in one minute 9.86 seconds to knock more than half a second off his old world mark and sail through as fastest qualifier by nearly three seconds. Fox, the 2004 silver medallist, admitted that ducking under the 1:10 barrier had been one of his long-term goals. “I came in to the heat looking to qualify first...

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Games Record Puts Archer Kenny Allen On Target For Gold

Archer Kenny Allen made an impressive start to his bid to win the men’s Recurve Standing gold when he fired a Paralympic record to finish top of the ranking rounds at the Royal Artillery Barracks on Thursday, while Danielle Brown began her defence of the women’s Individual Compound (Open) title by equalling her own Paralympic record from Beijing. Allen was in the form of his life, remaining steady despite the wet and windy conditions in south east London to score 651 and break the old Games record by 13 points. A Paralympics debutant from Norfolk, Allen has never won...

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