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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.

Midlands Paralmpians to watch: Sunday 11 September

Nottingham's Richard Whitehead defends his T42 Paralympic title. The world record holder completed 40 marathons in 40 days in 2013.

In cycling, Jon-Allan Butterworth from Birmingham competes in the team sprint final.

Rebecca Redfern from Droitwich will go in the SB13 100m Breaststroke.

After finishing fifth in the 100m final, Mickey Bushell from Telford will try his luck in the 400m.

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Megan Giglia smashes the world record to qualify for the individual pursuit final

Megan Giglia is through to the final of the individual pursuit Credit: PA

Megan Giglia from Stratford-upon-Avon has smashed her own world record to book her place in the final of the individual pursuit.

The cyclist set a new world record time of 4:03.544, eight seconds ahead of her nearest rival.

She competes in the final tonight at 20:30.

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