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Libby Clegg's dad on 'amazing' Paralympic gold

Libby Clegg's dad Peter tells ITV Border he had tears in his eyes as the 26-year-old from Newcastleton won Paralympic gold in the T11 100m.

Sprinter Libby Clegg wins Paralympic gold in Rio

Great Britain's Libby Clegg with her Gold medal Credit: PA

Newcastleton sprinter Libby Clegg has won Paralympic gold in the 100m T11 final.

Clegg, who is visually impaired, won in a time of 11.96.

She was initially disqualified after the semi finals for being pulled along by guide Chris Clarke but the British team successfully appealed.

Farrell spills the beans on Olympic flight home

Carlisle's Tom Farrell has told ITV Border what went on during the flight home from Rio.

The 5,000 metre runner was part of the special British Airways Olympic plane, which landed into Heathrow on Tuesday.

Farrell proves a big hit with nursery kids

Credit: ITV Border

Olympic athlete Tom Farrell has been given a warm welcome home at his parents' nursery in Carlisle.

The 5,000 metre runner has only been back for one day, but when our reporter Katie Hunter asked the children what they enjoyed most about Rio, the answer was clear:


Border's Olympic silver medallist packs for home

Dan Wallace (pictures 2nd from right) scooped a silver medal in the men's freestyle relay Credit: USA TODAY Network/SIPA USA/PA Images

Olympic swimmer, Dan Wallace from Duns, is preparing to return to Scotland after winning a silver medal in the men's freestyle relay.

The swimmer helped Team GB win their first medal in the event since 1984.

They came second to team USA, which included Olympic legend Michael Phelps.

It definitely gives me some self confidence and really motivates me to keep going and keep pursuing my dreams. To have this medal, it just means the world to me so I'm definitely excited about the future."

– Dan Wallace, Olympic silver medallist
Dan Wallace in action in the men's freestyle relay Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire/Press Association Images
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