Double Paralympic champion archer Danielle Brown will not compete at any future Paralympic Games after failing to overturn a ruling saying she's no longer eligible for disabled events.
Danielle, who won gold at both the London and Beijing games, has complex regional pain syndrome which gives her chronic pain in her feet. But after a classification test at the world championships last November, World Archery deemed her disability did not affect her performance.
Archer, Danielle Brown, who took gold at London 2012 - is at Buckingham Palace today to collect her MBE. The Paralympian from North Yorkshire was recognised in the New Year's Honours for services to Archery.
Great Britain`s Paralympic archery champion Danielle Brown has won silver as she starts her World Cup career in Tokyo. Brown who is from Lothersdale near Skipton was a late call-up to the tournament after the withdrawal of Olga Bosch. Jamie Van Natta took the main prize.
Brown, a Paralympic gold winner at both Beijing and London became the first female archer with a disability to compete in a non-disabled World Cup Grand Final. She took up the sport at the age of 15 after she was diagnosed with reflex sympathetic dystrophy.
Danielle Brown's Paralympic gold medal success in the archery has been marked with the production of a special first class stamp. The stamps will be on sale in around 500 Post Offices across the country tomorrow. A post box in her home town of Skipton will also be painted gold.