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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Worcester archer Mel Clarke "proud" of her silver medal

Worcester ParalympicsGB archer Mel Clarke says she is proud of her silver medal.

Mel took silver after getting to the archery final against fellow ParalympicsGB teammate Danielle Brown.

Mel was beaten 6-4 by the 2008 Paralympic champion from West Yorkshire in a tense final of the women's individual compound competition. However, Mel says she is overcome with a mixture of emotions after her medal success.

Hynd brothers' parents: "Race after race, they're achieving great things!"

The parents of ParalympicsGB swimmers Oliver and Sam Hynd have described the success of their children as "fantastic" and "unbelievable".

Earlier today (5 September), 17-year-old Oliver Hynd and his 21-year-old brother Sam finished in first and second place respectively in the Men's 200m Individual Medley SM8 heats, qualifying for tonight's final.

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Gold post box celebrating Telford athlete Mickey Bushell's gold medal

Mickey Bushell Credit: PA

A post box in Telford is being painted gold today, to celebrate Mickey Bushell's Paralympic gold medal win in the Athletics: Track Men's 100m - T53 final.

He stormed to victory and made a Paralympic record of 14.75 seconds. Bushell took silver in Beijing in the same event.

Painting of the post box, on Arleston Lane (at the junction with Windsor Road) in Telford, will start at 10am today (5 September).

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