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Shelly Woods wins Silver on final day of Paralympics

Woods with her Silver medal Photo: PA

Blackpool's Shelly Woods has finally won a Paralympic medal after finishing in second in the Women's T54 Marathon to take home Silver.

The 26-year-old missed out on a medal in the 800m, 1500m and the 5000m during London 2012.

"I am so proud of myself," Woods said. "I've had such a tough week on the track. I kept getting bashed down and I kept jumping up for more and today I jumped up for more.

"It was such a tough race, probably one of the hardest marathons I've ever done. I've got blisters, but it's 100% worth it and something I'll remember for ever."

Shelly Woods won Bronze in Beijing 4 years ago Credit: PA
A proud Shelly Woods in London earlier today Credit: PA

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