Tokyo Paralympics: Charlotte Henshaw eclipses Emma Wiggs for KL2 kayak gold

World canoeing champion Charlotte Henshaw completed a full set of Paralympic medals after winning the battle of the Brits by powering to glory ahead of defending title holder Emma Wiggs in Tokyo. The 34-year-old former swimmer added KL2 kayak gold to SB6 breaststroke silver and bronze – claimed in London and Rio respectively – on another magnificent morning for Great […]

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Piers Gilliver ‘overwhelmed’ after winning Paralympic gold medal

Wheelchair fencing world champion Piers Gilliver added the Paralympic title to his achievements by winning the men’s category A epee at Tokyo 2020. While there were a glut of British medals in cycling, equestrian and swimming on day two of the Games, Gilliver provided his nation’s standout result elsewhere. The 26-year-old from Gloucestershire was in imperious form as he dispatched Russian […]

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Tokyo Paralympics: Aileen McGlynn wins cycling silver for Team GB

Aileen McGlynn claimed Great Britain’s opening medal on day two of the Tokyo Games, while fellow cyclist Jaco Van Gass set up an all-British final with Finn Graham by blitzing the 3000m individual pursuit world record. Visually impaired rider McGlynn took silver in the women’s B 1000m time trial with a personal best of 1:06.743. The three-time Paralympic champion only […]

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Charlotte Dujardin ‘proud’ to be Britain’s most decorated female Olympian

Charlotte Dujardin admitted to a “surreal” feeling after becoming Great Britain’s most decorated female Olympian with six medals. While her nine-year reign as Olympic individual dressage champion ended at Tokyo Equestrian Park, a bronze medal saw her break the British record of five Olympic medals she jointly held with rower Dame Katherine Grainger and tennis player Kitty Godfree. It was […]

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