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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.

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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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