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Bronze for Mansfield swimmer Charlotte Henshaw

Charlotte Henshaw from Mansfield scooped a bronze medal. Credit: PA Images

It was a bronze medal for Paralympian Charlotte Henshaw from Mansfield who finished with a time of 1:37.79 in the SB6 100m Breaststroke final.

The 29-year-old from Mansfield won silver in the same event at London four years ago.

Walsall's Ellie Simmonds who was also competing in the event missed out on another medal finishing behind her team mate in fourth place.

Ellie Simmonds in the pool. Credit: PA Images



Birmingham's Jon Allan Butterworth wins gold at Rio Paralympics

Birmingham's Jon Allan Butterworth teamed up with Jody Cundy and Louis Rolfe to beat China and win Britain's 19th gold medal.

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Jon-Allan Butterworth, Jody Cundy and Louis Rolfe were seen celebrating with their gold medals after winning the Mixed C1-5 750m Team Sprint Final during the fourth day of the Paralympics at Rio.

15-year-old from Coventry wins silver at Rio Paralympics

15 year old Kare Adenegan won silver in the T34 100 metres.

Hannah Cockroft (left) on the podium with her gold medal alongside compatriot Kare Adenegan with her silver medal following the Women's 100m T34 Final. Credit: Adam Davy / PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Coventry Godiva athlete finished with a personal best of 18.29 seconds.

Bromsgrove's Lauren Rowles takes rowing gold in Paralympics

Bromsgrove rower Lauren Rowles has won gold in the double sculls with partner Laurence Whiteley.

The mixed doubles duo before winning gold during the fourth day of the Paralympic Games. Credit: Andrew Matthews / PA Wire/Press Association Images

The pair led from the start to win Britain's 17th gold of the Games.

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