Paralympic gold medallist Jessica-Jane Applegate will be amongst 12 London 2012 medallists who will return to compete in home water for the first time since the London Games on Saturday August 30 as part of National Paralympic Day.
Ten current Paralympic and world champions have been named in a 56-strong GB & NI team sponsored by Sainsbury’s heading to the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea on 18-23 August.
Shingo Kunieda won his fifth British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships men’s singles titles as the fifth Super Series event of the year drew to a close on Sunday at Nottingham Tennis Centre, with Great Britani’s Gordon Reid finishing runner-up to the Japanese world No.1 for the second time since 2012.
Yui Kamiji of Japan and Australia’s Dylan Alcott won the women’s Singles and Quad Singles titles on the penultimate day of the 25th British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships.
Andy Lapthorne and Gordon Reid maintained the home challenge as the semi-finalists were confirmed on the third day of the 25th British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships at Nottingham Tennis Centre.
British No.2 Marc McCarroll secured the outstanding result on the second day of the 25th British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships at Nottingham Tennis Centre when he defeated Japan’s world No.7 Takuya Miki to reach Thursday’s men’s Singles quarter-finals.
British Dressage selectors have today announced the UK Sport National Lottery funded Great Britain squad for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, which takes place in Normandy, France 23 August – 7 September, with the para-equestrian dressage competition taking place 25-29 August 2014 at La Prairie Racecourse in Caen.
Great Britain came out with a point to prove after their defeat in the quarter finals to Turkey yesterday and it was Terry Bywater who instigated this, opening the match with two huge three pointers to open GB’s scoring.
There was disappointment for the GB Men’s team as they missed out on a semi-final spot at the World Championships in Incheon, South Korea after losing to Turkey by two points, 69-71.