Ones to watch on day ten of the Paralympic Games

Ellie Simmonds has won three medals at the London Paralympics, including two golds.
Ellie Simmonds has won three medals at the London Paralympics, including two golds. Photo: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Swimming: 15 heats and 15 gold medal races

  • Saturday, Aquatics Centre (9:30am - 20:45)

ParalympicsGB poster girl Ellie Simmonds is today bidding to defend her 100m freestyle title and cap a magnificent Games by claiming her fourth medal and third gold in the Aquatics Centre.

The 17-year-old will compete in the S6 100m freestyle (heats: 9:57am) against Netherlands swimmer Mirjam de Koning-Peper, who defeated her in the European Championships, and Victoria Arlen, of the United States, who broke Simmonds's world record in June.

Great Britain's Ellie Simmonds, pictured in training, prepares to wow London once more.
Great Britain's Ellie Simmonds, pictured in training, prepares to wow London once more. Credit: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire/Press Association Images

ATHLETICS: Men's T44 400m final

  • Saturday, Olympic Stadium (21:57)

South African Oscar Pistorius will today attempt to defend his T44 400m Paralympic title in the final event of the Games.

The 25-year-old, who was infamously pipped to gold in the men's T44 200m final earlier in the week, will be looking to win his first individual gold in London.

So far, Pistorius has claimed silver in the 200m event and gold in the men's T42/46 4x100m relay.

He will, however, face stiff competition if he is to win gold on Saturday night - coming up against Brazilian Alan Oliveira.

Oscar Pistorius is today aiming to win his first individual gold medal of the London Games.
Oscar Pistorius is today aiming to win his first individual gold medal of the London Games. Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire/Press Association Images

JAVELIN THROW F57/58:

  • Saturday, Olympic Stadium (19:02)

Welshman Nathan Stephens goes for gold in the javelin F57-58 category today inside London's Olympic Stadium.

The double amputee athlete is the current world record holder in the F-57 event and is competing in his second Parlympic Games.

Great Britain's Nathan Stephens prepares to throw in the Olympic Stadium.
Great Britain's Nathan Stephens prepares to throw in the Olympic Stadium. Credit: Tony Marshall/EMPICS Sport

FOOTBALL FIVE-A-SIDE FINAL: Brazil versus France

  • Saturday, Riverbank Arena (13:00)

Brazil face France today in the final of the five-a-side football tournament for visually impaired athletes at the Riverbank Arena.

Both teams will go for Paralympic gold, whilst Spain and Argentina, battle it out for bronze in their medal match.

Ricardo Steinmetz of Brazil (pictured in the green shirt) in action against China.
Ricardo Steinmetz of Brazil (pictured in the green shirt) in action against China. Credit: Andrew Winning / Reuters

There are also medals still all to play for in boccia, cycling road, athletics, table tennis, swimming, sitting volleyball, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair fencing, wheelchair tennis.