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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.

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Online reaction to Danielle Brown's gold medal

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Another Shropshire Paralympic Gold! This time to Telford's Danielle Brown. Brilliant!!

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Congratulations to both Danielle Brown who has won GOLD and compatriot Mel Clarke wins SILVER in Women's Individual Compound Open !

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Telford archer equals Paralympic record to top rankings

Danielle Brown in the Women's Individual Compound ranking round. Credit: PA

Defending champion Danielle Brown from Telford has equalled her own Paralympic record of 676 in the Women's Individual Compound competition.

She goes into tomorrow's quarter finals as the top ranked archer.

Mel Clarke from Worcester has also put herself in a good position to win a medal. She qualified in third place by shooting 648.

The ranking rounds are not open to the public.

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