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A 16-year-old girl from the Scottish Borders has taken inspiration from this years games and hopes to compete in Rio in four years time.Read the full story ›
Samantha Kinghorn from Gordon in the Scottish Borders has been inspired by this years Paralympic Games, and is hoping to compete in 2016.
The 16-year-old was left paralysed after breaking her spine two years ago.
However, in just five months she has risen through the ranks as a paralympic hopeful for wheelchair racing at Rio de Janeiro in four years time.
A 16-year old from the Scottish Borders says she wants to compete in wheelchair racing at the Paralympics in Rio De Janeiro.
After watching the likes of David Weir compete for Team GB in London, Samantha says she hopes to represent Britain in 2016.
2 years ago, Samantha was crushed by snow and ice when she was helping to clear a path at her farm in Gordon. She broke her spine, and was told she will never walk again.
She began wheelchair racing after being introduced to the sport in hospital. She is already British Junior Champion.
James Clegg came last in his 100m freestyle swimming final last night. The swimmer from Newcastleton in the Scottish Borders won bronze in the butterfly event on Sunday - before his elder sister Libby won a silver medal in the athletics 100m sprint on the same evening.
Swimmer James Clegg, from Newcastleton, came 8th in his 100m freestyle final at the Paralympics. Clegg, who is blind, already has one bronze. The freestyle was not his favourite race but he still managed a personal best of 55 .94.
Sister and brother Libby and James Clegg from the Borders won medals within an hour of each other, in different Paralympics events - meaning a mad dash between venues for their mother.
For rights reasons, some of the footage from Dan Ashby's report has been removed. Credit for images of James Clegg: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire. Credit for images of Libby Clegg: David Davies/PA Wire.
Two siblings from Newcastleton in the Borders won Paralympic medals within an hour of each other. James Clegg took a surprise bronze in the swimming pool, before his older sister Libby won a silver on the athletics track.
For their mother Moira Beattie, it meant a sprint between venues to see both events. We caught up with her between the two.
Libby Clegg and her brother James, both from the Scottish Borders, have won a silver and bronze medal respectively within an hour of each other.
Libby came second in the T12 100m sprint, while James came third in the 100m butterfly.