London 2012 Paralympics

The London 2012 Paralympics takes place between 29th August and 9th September. Paralympians from across the world will compete in 20 different sports in the 2012 games

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Paralympian Josie Pearson looks forward to returning to Herefordshire

World record holder and gold medal winner, Josie Pearson, tells ITV Central that she's looking forward to returning to Herefordshire, after describing the support she's received as "incredible."

Josie Pearson broke the world record three times in the F51/52/53 discus, smashing the previous mark of 6.13m with her first three throws of 6.38m, 6.54m and 6.58m.

Champion David Stone relishes win

I made my move, but the Italian (Farroni) stayed with me. It was so hard.

It makes it better to win today because it was so disappointing not winning in the time-trial.

Compared to Beijing, the competition was so much better, it's good. It pushes me. It makes it a much better sport.


Gold for Birmingham's David Stone in the Road Race

Great Britain's David Stone has won gold in the Mixed T 1-2 Road Race. Credit: PA

David Stone successfully defended his Paralympic Games title with victory in the mixed T1-2 road race at Brands Hatch.

The 31-year-old relinquished his time-trial title on Wednesday and was disappointed with bronze.

Stone, who has cerebral palsy and rides a tricycle, bounced back in the 24-kilometre road race to win his third Paralympic gold medal, seven seconds ahead of Italy's Giorgio Farroni.


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