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ParalympicsGB announce Wheelchair Curlers for Beijing 2022

ParalympicsGB have announced a five-strong wheelchair curling squad – the first members of the team that will represent Great Britain at the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in two months’ time. The team includes former firefighter David Melrose who has paid tribute to the power of the Paralympics after being selected as part of the

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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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