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.
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 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.
The 22-year-old son of a Star Wars actor and ballet dancer ran a new personal best of 54.22 seconds.
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.
Exeter Harrier runner Jo Pavey came in seventh in tonight's 5,000 metre final at the Olympic Stadium. She and her team-mate Julia Bleasdale, who finished eighth, were setting the pace with just five laps to go but then dropped down the field. Ethiopia's Meseret Defar claimed gold.
22 year old Lawrence Clarke, who trains at Bath University, made it through the 110 metre semi-finals in a personal best time. But the competition proved too strong in the final and he finished in fourth place.
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.
Jack Green is through to the next round of the Men's 400m hurdles.
The 20-year old, who trains at the University of Bath, finished 2nd in his heat with a time of 49.49 seconds.
The British Paralympic athletics team will be anounced this afternoon (4:30pm) in Bath. Among the athletes hoping to make the team is sprinter Ben Rushgrove, who won the silver medal in the 100 meters in Beijing in 2008.
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.