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Millward wins first ever Paralympic gold medal

Stephanie Millward proudly displaying her gold medal Credit: PA

Wiltshire's Stephanie Millward ended her long wait for a Paralympic Gold last night, by winning the S8 100 metres backstroke.

She's competing in her third games and narrowly missed out on setting a new world record.

The 34 year-old from Corsham has been living with MS for 18 years.

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Cornwall's Reid takes bronze as US athlete falls

Reid and Waters power through to a bronze medal as Elizabeth Baker falls Credit: PA

There was some success for Melissa Reid from Porthtowan in Cornwall in the PT5 Triathlon final this afternoon.

She took bronze with support from her guide Nicole Waters, after USA's Elizabeth Baker took a fall.

But they couldn't quite catch fellow Brit Alison Patrick who took silver.

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Bristol boxer Haskins defends world title

Boxer Lee Haskins from Bristol successfully defended his world title after beating fellow Brit Stuart Hall at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday night.

Haskins celebrates his victory after defeating Hall Credit: PA

It was a second successful defence of his IBF bantamweight title for Haskins - with a hard-fought unanimous decision victory.

It was Haskins' superior mobility and punch variety that secured his latest win, via scores of 115-113, 116-112 and 117-111 on the three judges' scorecards.

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