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Region's athletes continue to impress in Rio

Records broken and medals won. The region's athletes continue to impress.

A rundown of the latest headlines from the region's athletes in Rio.


Libby Clegg was guided to victory by Milton Keynes's Chris Clarke in the women's T11 200 metres to add to the 100 metres gold they won on Saturday September 10.

Libby Clegg and Chris Clarke Credit: PA


Norfolk's Alfie Hewitt and his partner Gordon Reid made it through to the final of the Wheelchair tennis doubles after beating Japan's Kunieda Shingo and Saida Satoshi 6-2 6-4 in Rio. It means he's guaranteed at least a silver medal in the final on Thursday September 15.

Alfie Hewitt Credit: PA


Amy Conroy from Norwich helped team GB into the semi-finals of the women's wheelchair basketball. They beat China 57-38 and will face the USA on Thursday September 15.

Amy Conroy Credit: PA


Northampton swimmer Ellie Robinson just missed out on a medal in the S6 women's 400 metres freestyle after coming 4th.

Ellie Robinson came 4th in the S6 women's 400 metres freestyle Credit: PA


Peterborough's Matt Skelhon missed out on a medal in the SH1 mixed 50m Rifle Prone shooting final but did set a Paralympic record during qualifying.

Peterborough's Matt Skelhon set a new Paralympic record in the qualifying round in the 10m shooting Credit: PA

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