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Showing posts with label Medal Tally. Show all posts

Tuesday 13 September 2016

Rio Paralympics 2016: Lauren Steadman Aiming For Para-Triathlon Gold

#Paralympics2016 #Rio2016

British Para-triathlete Lauren Steadman competed at the two old Paralympics as a swimmer. She says she can deal with the power of being a gold medal winner in Rio at her third Paralympics. The 23-year-ancient accomplished medals as a swimmer at Beijing 2008 and London 2012, and is undefeated for more than two years after switching sports.

She will attempt to emulate Andy Lewis, who won the men's event on Saturday.
"There's pressure, however I'm a much better, greater skilled athlete now," she told.

Steadman was born without an appropriate forearm will compete in the #Triathlon. After switching activities in 2013, she won world titles in 2014 and 2015.

"I'm feeling very strong in the intervening time. I've no longer had any injuries and fortunately am all back to ordinary after my bike crash," she noted.

"It become a extremely technical path, with one hundred thirty extra turns than we'll have in Rio and i was just coming into probably the most corners after I went over a cobble so complicated that my prosthesis became knocked off the handlebars with such force I got here off.

Head coach Jonathan Riall believes Steadman has eventually 'discovered her recreation' after two Paralympic cycles as a swimmer. "I don't are expecting her to be overawed, but she is capable she's certainly not been in before - as one of the favored athletes," he told a popular sports channel.

Having already claimed European and World titles, gold in Rio would finished a career 'grand slam' of Honours.

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Monday 12 September 2016

Rio Paralympics 2016: Ankur Dhama Bows Out Despite Finishing 2nd In Heats

#Paralympics 2016 #Rio2016

India's Ankur Dhama bowed out of the primary round of the men's 1500 m event despite completing 2nd in his heat on the Paralympic games at Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.

File photo of Ankur Dhama. Image Courtesy: Twitter/Media_SAI

Deniz Semih of Turkey clocked a time of 4:11.75 to increase from heat 1.
Dhama clocked a time of (4:37:61) in heat 1, a few seconds ahead of Raxon Oscar (4:57:22) of Guatemala. However his timing was not adequate to ensure a spot in the semi-finals. As in line with the guidelines, the winners and three most beneficial losers from the primary round progress to the next round.

Kimani Mushai of Kenya registered his season's most advantageous time of 4:04.50 to win heat 2. Second positioned Santos Odair (4:05.34) of Brazil additionally recorded his most excellent efficiency this season however could not make the cut for the semis. Bill Wilson clocked a private better of 4:13.20 to win heat three and develop into the 2nd Kenyan to boost to the next stage.

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Sunday 11 September 2016

Paralympics 2016 News: Marlyappan Thingualu Gives India First Gold

#India wins their first gold at #Paralympics2016

#India wins their first #Gold at 2016 Summer Paralympics
India's #Marlyappan #Thingualu has won his nation's first gold in these Paralympics #Highjump with a leap of 1.89m. 

After his successful jump, he headed to the edge of the song where he met fellow countryman#VarunSingh #Bhati the #Bronze winner to have fun. Everyone wrapped a flag round themselves. When you consider that India got here into these games with eight medals all -time this is a massive night for India. Good going!

Considering the Summer Olympics yielded only 2 medals for India overall, 2 in one day and in one event is a massive boost for Indian sports. This should inspire not just the para but regular athletes too. More medals expected for India as the games go on...

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Friday 9 September 2016

Paralympics 2016 News: Jonnie Peacock Crowns Wonderful Britain Gold Rush

#Peacock gathering his gold

Jonnie Peacock is the Paralympic champion, winning in a time of 10.81 seconds. New Zealander Liam Malone finished 2d, whereas Germany's Felix Streng was third. Peacock's extremely good American rival Jarryd Wallace complete out of the medals, however Peacock has annihilated this container. He changed into the simplest competitor to run a sub-eleven 2d time.

They simply held the medal ceremony within the Olympic Stadium and Jonnie Peacock has been given his gold medal. After a brief conversation together with his fellow medalists they wrapped their fingers around every different. His beginning changed into relatively slow, but as soon as he hit his stride he pulled far from the leisure of the container to win at a canter and take his 2d Paralympic gold.

Shock Upset in Girls's 100m China's Wenjun Lu has beaten world checklist holder Tatyana McFadden in the girls's 100m T fifty four last.

Another Medal for Amazing Britain Swimmer Stephanie Slater has won the silver in one hundred m s8. Ukraine's Kateryna Istomina gained the gold and the united states's Jess long took the bronze. This has been quite a night for team GB.

#Ellie #Robinson picks up her gold medal
Ellie Robinson has won the ladies's 50m butterfly - S6 at the age of simply 15.
A new megastar changed into born in the Paralympic swimming pool tonight, when 15-12 months-historic Ellie Robinson won the 50m butterfly S6 for group GB. She's simply been presented together with her gold medal and is now standing for the British countrywide anthem. I'm completely satisfied a bit dissatisfied to file that she did not put on her scary anorak, which appears like whatever thing a go between Arsene Wenger and Emperor Darth Sidius could wear, on to the rostrum.

Tatyana McFadden wins silver for united states of america
Wheelchair racer Tatyana McFadden, a byword for versatility who began existence in a Soviet orphanage before being adopted through the American mums who adopted her, came into these video games focused on seven gold medals in pursuits from 100m to the marathon. She has no longer got off to the superb birth, completing 2d in her first experience, the 100m. She's removed from downbeat in her put up-race interview and says she's longing for a rare time without work the next day before tackling her subsequent six disciplines.

#Tatyana #McFadden has entire second within the first of seven distinct routine she'll be contesting at these games. photograph: Mauro Pimentel/AP
up-to-date at 6.24pm EDT

Extra on Clegg's gold She won her semi-ultimate, turned into disqualified, reinstated, and now she's triumphed in the last ... by the dermis of her teeth. Libby Clegg wins gold, beating China's Guonhua Zhou on the nod to win through two hundreths of a 2nd. It's her first Paralympic gold after successful silvers in Beijing and London. That's three gold medals for exquisite Britain on the tune to this point this evening.

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