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Midlands Paralympians to watch: Thursday 15th September

Great Britain's Richard Whitehead winning the Men's 200m earlier this week. Credit: PA

The T42 200m Paralympic champion Richard Whitehead will go in the 100m final. The Nottingham athlete is determined to take this title to add to his 200m gold. His main rival is Australian Scott Reardon. The final takes place at 22:45.

Sophie Hahn from Nottingham is also going for her second gold medal of the games. The 19-year old track athlete is competing in the T35-38 4x100m relay final at 23:30. Sophie broke the Paralympic record in the T38 100m final to win gold on day two of the games.

Walsall's Ellie Simmonds and Charlotte Henshaw from Mansfield will both go in the SB6 100m Breaststroke. Charlotte is quicker than Ellie in this event, as she won a silver medal at London 2012. The heats begin at 13:55 before the final at 21:50.

Great Britain's Eleanor Simmonds with her Gold medal won in the Women's 200m Individual Medley Credit: PA

Claire Cashmore is competing in the S9 100m Butterfly. The Redditch swimmer has already won a medal at these games, winning a silver in the SB8 100m breaststroke She The heats get under way at 13:37 with the final at 21:36.

Ian Marsden from Stoke-on-Trent is in the final of the KL1 event in the canoeing. This is the first time canoeing is appearing at the Paralympic Games. The final is at 13:08

Four-time world champion Emma is competing in the KL2 final. The canoeist from Diseworth in Derbyshire contests her final at 13:16.

Nick Beighton will go in the men's KL2 final. The military war veteran from Shrewsbury begins his final at 13:34.

Charlotte Moore from Coventry is part of Great Britain's women's wheelchair basketball team playing USA in the semi-finals. This starts at 15:45.

At 21:30 The men's side take on Spain in the semi-finals after eliminating world champions Australia in the quarter-finals. Kyle Marsh from Wolverhampton is representing the Midlands.