- West Country (E)
Paralympic discus thrower Josie Pearson from Bristol says she hopes winning a gold medal will encourage others to achieve their dream too. She set three world records yesterday [Friday] to claim gold. She launched the disc out to 6.58 metres with her third throw of the competition.
Josie had to work hard after breaking her neck in a car accident when she was 17.
A new school is heading to the Paralympics today. The Bath Community Academy is making the trip days after it welcomed its first pupils
West Paralympians Ben Rushgrove, Paul Blake and Stephanie Millward all won medals at the London 2012 Games yesterday.
University of Bath swimmer Liz Johnson is celebrating winning a bronze medal at the Paralympic Games.