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400 children take part in Devon's Winter Ability Games

The Paralympics in London last year helped make heroes of some of our disabled athletes. And that's having a huge effect on sport for people with disabilities here in the South West. Some of those Paralympic stars were in Devon today for the Winter Ability Games.

It's an event which has tripled in size in the last five years.


Gold medal winning rowers meet the Queen

Heather Stanning and Helen Glover meet the Queen Credit: ITV Westcountry

Olympic rowers Heather Stanning from Yeovil and Helen Glover from Penzance have been to Buckingham Palace to meet the Queen.

The gold medal winners were among Olympic and Paralympic heroes invited to a reception to celebrate their success. The pair won the first gold medals of Team GB's campaign.

Jon Fox returns to St Austell

Jon Fox won gold at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Credit: EMPICS Sport

Paralympic swimmer Jon Fox, who won a gold medal at London 2012, is being welcomed back to his home town of St Austell today.

He will be visiting the local schools first and then St Austell college, and show off his medal to the community, before signing autographs and having photos taken by his golden post box.


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