Libby Clegg, the sprinter from the south of Scotland, broke a world record in her heats but still finished third.
The athlete, who only has partial vision and runs with a guide, was beaten by two Chinese athletes, but will still progress to the semi-finals.
Kate Murray from Hawick is taking part in the ranking round of the Paralympic archery competition today. It is an extra special day for 63-year-old as it's her birthday. Kate's competed at four Paralympic Games, she won both a silver and bronze at the Beijing Games 2008.
Kate Murray is the oldest Paralympian in Team GB, she lives near Hawick and began using a wheelchair following nerve damage to her spine. Kate says it's support from local archery groups that has secured her a place in the team.
The English Paralympic flame has been lit on Scafell Pike by a group of disabled and able-bodied scouts.Read the full story ›
A group of disabled and non-disabled Scouts will climb to the top of Scafell Pike, England’s highest mountain to create the English Paralympic flame.
At the same time flames will be lit on top of the highest mountains of Wales Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Scouts will use the traditional technique of rubbing flint together to create sparks and kindle a flame. The Flame will then be placed in a miner's lantern and taken to London where it will be the focus for a day of Paralympic celebrations.
Two girls who will be watching Paralympic events in London very closely are Emma Goodchild and Anna Nicholson. The teenagers from Brampton in Cumbria are both training hard in the hope that they will make the Paralympic team for the next games in four years time.