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Dorchester's Paul Blake wins silver

Team Bath athlete Paul Blake, who's from Dorchester, is celebrating winning 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 winning silver in the 400m Credit: John Walton/PA Wire

The 22-year-old, who's the son of a Star Wars actor and a ballet dancer, ran a new personal best of 54.22 seconds. He said the roar of the crowd gave him an extra pair of legs.

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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Bath's Ben Rushgrove comes in sixth

Ben Rushgrove (left) in action during the T36 100 m yesterday. His ParalympicsGB team mate Graeme Ballard won silver in the event Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Bath's Ben Rushgrove finished sixth in the 100 metres T36 race at the Paralympics last night with a time of 12.37 secs. His team mate Graeme Ballard won silver.

The 24-year-old, who has cerebral palsy, is still in with a chance of a medal - he's in action again on Thursday in the 200 metres. He won silver at the Beijing games in 2008.

Seventh place for Pavey

Honiton's Jo Pavey finished seventh in the women's 10,000m final at the Olympic Stadium tonight. The race was won by Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba in a time of 30:20:75. The Exeter Harriers runner came in at 30:53:20 - a personal best. Her Team GB team-mate Julia Bleasdale came in eighth.

Great Britain's Jo Pavey (left) and Julia Bleasdale console each other after the Women's 10,000m Final Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

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Olympic bronze medallist Tasha Danvers talks about her battle with depression

The Olympic medallist Tasha Danvers, who trained at Bath University and lives in Box in Wiltshire, has revealed she attempted suicide under the pressure of injury and trying to prepare for the Olympics.

She won a bronze in the 400 metre hurdles in 2008 in Beijing and was hoping to achieve similar glory this year in London, but an Achilles problem brought a premature end to her career.

Tonight she spoke to Ian Axton and Cordelia Lynch about her struggle.

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