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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

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Nottingham's Henshaw misses out on gold by 300th of a second

Henshaw had both her legs amputated through the knee when she was 15 months old Credit: PA

Nottingham's Charlotte Henshaw missed out on gold by just 300th of a second in the SB6 100m breaststroke with team-mate Liz Johnson taking bronze.

This morning Henshaw set a Paralympic record lowering the mark Johnson had laid down in the previous heat.

It led to hopes of a British one-two and it was a thrilling race tonight with Henshaw in a head to head with Viktoriia Savtsova.

The pair were stroke for stroke down the second 50m with the Ukrainian just touching the Briton out in a new Paralympic mark of 1:39.13, 0.03secs ahead of Henshaw.

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