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Paralympics 2021 LIVE: Athletics, wheelchair tennis results and updates

Ellie Simmonds says Tokyo video games shall be her final

Great Britain have made a powerful begin to day 11 of the Tokyo Paralympics, successful extra para-canoeing gold by Laura Sugar within the KL3 occasion and Charlotte Henshaw in the KL2, with Emma Wiggs taking silver following her personal title on day 10. Stuart Wood gained bronze within the 200m VL3 para-canoeing occasion.

Meanwhile, Jordanne Whiley and Lucy Shuker got here up quick of their quest for wheelchair tennis doubles gold towards the Netherlands, dropping their ultimate after Hannah Cockroft triumphed in the T34 800m for her seventh Paralympic title. Kare Adenegan gained silver behind Cockroft. Men’s tennis doubles companions Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett confronted off towards each other within the singles bronze-medal match, with the previous triumphing and refusing to have a good time.

Elsewhere, Dan Bethell misplaced his badminton SL3 singles ultimate however claimed silver for Great Britain. Aled Sion Davies goes for a 3rd Paralympic gold within the F63 shot put, and Kadeena Cox and Ali Smith participate within the T38 400m ultimate.

On day 10, GB gained three gold medals and handed the 100-medal mark in Tokyo. Reid and Hewett got here agonisingly near successful their first Paralympics gold medal within the wheelchair tennis doubles however have been defeated by France 7-5, 0-6, 7-6 (7-3) in a thrilling final.

Owen Miller won a surprise gold in the men’s 1500m T20 on his Paralympics debut, then additional success within the Olympic Stadium as Jonathan Broom-Edwards gained gold within the males’s excessive leap T64 and Hannah Taunton claimed bronze within the girls’s 1500m T20 in moist situations in Tokyo. Elsewhere, Wiggs won ParalympicsGB’s first gold in the VL2 self-discipline of para-canoe, whereas teammate Jeanette Chippington claimed bronze in the identical occasion. There was then extra heartbreak for GB males’s wheelchair basketball crew as Japan progressed to the gold medal match due to a 79-68 win.

Follow all the most recent updates from Tokyo:

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Tokyo Paralympics: Reid beats accomplice Hewett in bronze play-off

Gordon Reid has secured a three-set victory over doubles accomplice Alfie Hewett within the males’s wheelchair tennis play-off, taking bronze within the course of.

Reid emerged a 6-4 3-6 7-5 winner over his shut good friend so as to add a medal to the silver that the pair gained within the males’s wheelchair doubles in Tokyo.

Gordon Reid (left) refuses to have a good time after beating Alfie Hewett

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Alex Pattle4 September 2021 12:20

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Tokyo Olympics: GB’s Bethell loses badminton gold-medal match

It’s throughout for Dan Bethell!

Pramod Baghat pulls off a terrific comeback to win the second sport and triumph within the males’s badminton ultimate!

21-14 21-17 is the ultimate rating because the Indian beats the Briton.

Alex Pattle4 September 2021 11:43

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Tokyo Olympics: GB’s Bethell in badminton gold-medal match

A wholesome 11-4 result in Dan Bethell as he and opponent Pramod Bhagat take a second-game break.

The Briton misplaced the primary sport 21-14 to the Indian.

Alex Pattle4 September 2021 11:27

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Tokyo Paralympics: Hewett ranges bronze play-off vs accomplice Reid

Alfie Hewett has taken the second set 6-2 towards wheelchair tennis accomplice Gordon Reid.

Their singles bronze-medal match will go to a 3rd and ultimate set after Reid claimed the primary body 6-4.

Alex Pattle4 September 2021 11:21

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Tokyo Olympics: GB’s Bethell in badminton gold-medal match

Dan Bethell has surrendered a hard-fought first sport to Pramod Bhagat, 21-14!

Alex Pattle4 September 2021 11:19

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Tokyo Olympics: GB’s Bethell in badminton gold-medal match

Three-time European champion Dan Bethell has begun his badminton ultimate towards world champion Pramod Bhagat of India!

Bhagat leads the Briton 8-6 to date…

Alex Pattle4 September 2021 11:02

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Tokyo Paralympics: First set to Reid in play-off vs accomplice Hewett

Gordon Reid has secured a back-and-forth first set 6-4 towards tennis doubles accomplice Alfie Hewett within the singles bronze-medal match!

Alex Pattle4 September 2021 10:31

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Tokyo Paralympics: Skinner, Cockroft and the gradients of ‘gutted’…

Zak Skinner and Hannah Cockroft have been each ‘absolutely gutted’, although for very completely different causes.

Wheelchair racer Cockroft had simply gained her seventh Paralympic title by nearly 11 seconds, lacking her personal world document by a fraction. Skinner was wanting a protracted leap bronze by simply two centimetres.

There are many gradients of gutted at these Tokyo Games and it wasn’t onerous to know who to really feel extra sorry for.

Alex Pattle4 September 2021 09:52

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Tokyo Paralympics: Hewett and Reid go from companions to rivals

Next up, Team GB wheelchair tennis companions Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid go head-to-head for singles bronze.

The pair misplaced their doubles ultimate to overlook out on gold this week, however certainly one of them will add one other medal to their assortment right here.

Alex Pattle4 September 2021 09:37

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Tokyo Paralympics: Hewett and Reid go from companions to rivals

Next up, Team GB wheelchair tennis companions Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid go head-to-head for singles bronze.

The pair misplaced their doubles ultimate to overlook out on gold this week, however certainly one of them will add one other medal to their assortment right here.

Alex Pattle4 September 2021 09:37

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