Pearson sets new world record and wins Gold

Bristol's Josie Pearson has won a gold medal in the F51 discus event at the Paralympics.

The 26-year-old Bristolian set a new world record with a distance of 6.58 metres.

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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.