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Whiley and Shuker end Paralympic partnership on a high

Jordanne Whiley and Lucy Shuker emerged with silver from the women’s doubles gold medal match, their third Paralympic medal together and best-ever performance. The ParalympicsGB wheelchair tennis pair were beaten 6-0 6-1 by Dutch duo Diede de Groot and Aniek van Koot in 67 minutes. Whiley and Shuker first combined at Beijing 2008, when the

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Truesdale wins bronze for GB’s second taekwondo medal

Amy Truesdale won ParalympicsGB’s second taekwondo medal in two days with K44 +58kg bronze in Tokyo. The 32-year-old added to yesterday’s performance from Beth Munro, who became Britain’s first medallist in a sport which is making its Paralympics debut in Japan. Truesdale went down 60-14 to fifth seed Guljonoy Naimova of Uzbekistan in the semi-finals

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Henshaw and Sugar strike gold

Charlotte Henshaw and Laura Sugar struck canoeing gold as ParalympicsGB signed off from the Sea Forest Waterway with more success on the water. Henshaw led home a British 1-2 in the women’s KL2 final, beating teammate Emma Wiggs to the line by just over half a second. Henshaw, who has silver and bronze in the

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Munro taekwondo silver helps ParalympicsGB break Games record

Beth Munro stormed to a sensational silver in just her second international competition to become ParalympicsGB’s very first medallist in taekwondo. Munro took her place on the K44 -58kg podium after Denmark’s Lisa Gjessing’s experience proved to be the difference, winning all three rounds with a total scoreline of 32-14 in the gold-medal contest. The

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Libby Clegg signs off with silver

Jonnie Peacock paid tribute to Libby Clegg as she brought the curtain down on her Paralympic athletics career with a relay silver. Peacock and Clegg joined forces with Ali Smith and Nathan Maguire as ParalympicsGB finished third in the universal 4x100m relay, a performance later upgraded after China were disqualified. “To be a part of

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Unwin and Holl rally to road race silver

Sophie Unwin and pilot Jenny Holl won silver in the women’s B road race to round-off a hugely successful Games for ParalympicsGB’s cyclists. World champions Unwin and Holl kept up with the leaders around the gruelling Fuji International Speedway course, only briefly dropping off the back of a breakaway made by Katie-George Dunlevy of Ireland

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