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Dorchester's Paul Blake wins silver

Team Bath athlete Paul Blake, who's from Dorchester, is celebrating winning silver in the Men's T36 400m final. It's his first Paralympic games and he crossed the line behind Russian athlete, Evgenii Shvetcov who set a new world record.

Paul Blake celebrates winning silver in the 400m Credit: John Walton/PA Wire

The 22-year-old, who's the son of a Star Wars actor and a ballet dancer, ran a new personal best of 54.22 seconds. He said the roar of the crowd gave him an extra pair of legs.

Dorchester's Paul Blake celebrates silver

Dorchester's Paul Blake won silver in the Men's T36 400m final. It's his first Paralympic games and he crossed the line behind Russian athlete, Evgenii Shvetcov who set a new world record.

Paul Blake celebrates silver Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The 22-year-old son of a Star Wars actor and ballet dancer ran a new personal best of 54.22 seconds.

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Jonathan Fox through to final of S7 50m freestyle

Fox won gold in the 100m backstroke last week Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Cornish swimmer Jonathan Fox has made it through to the 50 metre freestyle S7 final.

The 21-year-old, who won a gold medal in the 100 metres backstroke last week, finished fourth in this morning's heat.

But there was disappointment for Truro's Matt Whorwood, who failed to qualify for the 50 metre freestyle S6 final.

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