A Judoka from Norwich has been selected for Team GB's Paralympic squad.
Jonathan Drane is part of a four-man team that will travel to Rio for the games in September.
Drane previously fought for the GB sighted squad before he was diagnosed with a visual impairment.
“It’s a real honour to represent your country at the Paralympics and it’s pretty special to be celebrating my selection alongside some of the guys that I train alongside every day.
Injury has been a challenge but I’m back in training and am really focussed on making sure my rivals know they’re up against a truly formidable opponent in Rio.”
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This year, medal winners joined the holiday group to give the youngsters the confidence to become the sporting heroes of tomorrow.
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She took on the British boys champion on a rowing machine, 11-year old Archie Sootheran in a one-minute race. Katherine was opening a new £1.9 million sports centre at The Peterborough School.
Olympic long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford has been honoured with an open-top bus parade through Woburn Sands near Milton Keynes.