Paralympic Games 2012

The Mayor of London has hailed the 300-strong London 2012 ParalympicsGB team as Britain’s ‘best ever’. We look at some of the West County's medal hopefuls.

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Bath's Ben Rushgrove comes in sixth

Ben Rushgrove (left) in action during the T36 100 m yesterday. His ParalympicsGB team mate Graeme Ballard won silver in the event Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Bath's Ben Rushgrove finished sixth in the 100 metres T36 race at the Paralympics last night with a time of 12.37 secs. His team mate Graeme Ballard won silver.

The 24-year-old, who has cerebral palsy, is still in with a chance of a medal - he's in action again on Thursday in the 200 metres. He won silver at the Beijing games in 2008.

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