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Day of medals for West Paralympians

Rushgrove finished third. Photo: David Davies/PA Wire

Bath's Ben Rushgrove bounced back after the disappointment of Sunday's 100m final by winning a bronze medal in 200m T36 final.

He ran the race in a time of 24.83 seconds - a personal best.

The race was won by Ukraine's Roman Pavlyk who finished in 24.70 seconds, and silver was taken by China's Wa Wai So who finished in 24.77 seconds.

Rushgrove's bronze adds to the silver he won in the 100m four years ago in Beijing.

Now I've got my medal I can go out and celebrate what is an amazing achievement.

I'm hugely privileged to have the opportunities I've had to pursue my dreams and see what comes of them.

When you win your first Paralympic medal you enter quite an elite club of people already, but when you win two medals, that's fantastic.

– Ben Rushgrove
Paul Blake wins bronze in the Men's 800m - T36 Final. Credit: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Dorchester's Paul Blake, who trains at the University of Bath, has followed up his silver medal success with a bronze in last night's 800m.

The 22 year old, who has cerebral palsy, came home in 2:08.24 – a time that would have earned him gold in Beijing four years ago.

He has made his debut at London 2012 and says it's an honour to put the GB vest on every time.

I'm really happy with a silver and a bronze. I'm just trying to get better and better and I've got plenty of time to improve.

It's an honour to put the GB vest on every time, I'm really really proud, and to come away from here with a medal has just topped it off really.

– Paul Blake
Stephanie Millward (left), Gold Medalist Natalie Du Toit and Bronze Medalist Louise Watkin. Credit: John Walton/PA Wire

Corsham's Stephanie Millward won her third silver medal of the Paralympic Games last night in the Women's 200m Individual Medley SM9 final.

The 30-year-old once again finished behind her South African rival Natalie Du Toit.

Millward's other silver medals came in the 400m freestyle and 100m backstroke, and she also claimed a bronze as part of the 4x100m freestyle relay.

I did enjoy that race. I did enjoy keeping up with Natalie du Toit.

I told her before the race it would be the last time we were ever going to swim together.

I think it kind of made her feel soft and that is why she gave me that huge hug at the end which was nice.

– Stephanie Millward

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