Sophie Well's dad tells of his 'immense pride'

The father of ParalympicsGB equestrian star Sophie Wells from Newark has told Central News of his joy at his daughter's success:

"It's just a feeling of immense pride. This is something we're been working towards for 8 years and today is a culmination of all that toil."

– Mervyn Wells, Sophie's dad

Sophie Wells posted an international personal best score of 75.906% to put herself in a great position to win her first Paralympic medal as part of ParalympicGB's dressage team.

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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