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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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Disappointment for Matt Whorwood

Whorwood won a bronze in the 400m freestyle at Beijing in 2008 Credit: Julien Behal/PA Archive/Press Association Images

There was disappointment for Truro's Matt Whorwood in the pool this morning. The 22-year-old failed to qualify for tonight's 100 metre Breaststroke SB6 final after coming last in his heat.

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