Exhilarating international Paralympic sports, mesmerising Deaf and disabled arts performances and exciting community sports sessions.
Great Britain won two gold medals and eight medals in total at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championship event in Edmonton, Canada. Alison Patrick and Lauren Steadman were the gold medal winners for Britain in a very competitive world championships where athletes from thirteen different countries won medals.
Tickets have gone on sale today, National Paralympic Day, for the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters, the year-end singles championship for one of the most popular spectator sports at the London 2012 Paralympics.
The ‘god father’ of dressage put together a heavenly performance today to claim his hat-trick of Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games gold medals in the Grade Ib. It’s a title Lee Pearson has reluctantly accepted this week but with 22 championship gold medals over a 15 year career, it’s an appropriate one.
It was another successful day in the office for Britain’s para-equestrian dressage riders, as four more medals were added to Great Britain’s tally out at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, including Team gold, and with it, Paralympic qualification for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Great Britain paratriatheltes have enjoyed a successful holding camp in Kelowna in the Canadian Rockies and are making the final preparations to compete in the ITU World Championships in Edmonton on Saturday.
As excitement builds for National Paralympic Day featuring the Mayor of London’s Liberty Festival on Saturday August 30, a round-up of activity was released today to help visitors to get the most from their day at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.