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Athletics running judo sports dating

Outside of wheelchair basketball, the 17-year-old – who will celebrate her 18th birthday on Tuesday – also excels at wheelchair tennis and racing.Ben Rowlings: An unfortunate allergy to chlorine saw Ben Rowlings switch from the pool to track in an attempt to secure gold at wheelchair racing.

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The 23-year-old also said the Australian record could go. "We ran three minutes point six and this is our B team and with Sean Wroe in here, I think we can do that.

Nicknamed ‘The Hurricane’, Cockcroft suffered her first T34 defeat in her career to 15-year-old Kare Adenegan last year.

The 23-year-old will be hoping to fire from all cylinders as she aims for medal success again.

Jamaica went into the race boasting world record-breakers in Bolt and Asafa Powell.

Their changes were smooth, Bolt running the bend on the third leg and Powell bringing it home.

Incredibly, Melissa’s main rivals will be Coventry locals Hannah Cockcroft and Kare Adenegan – three trio swept the podium at last year’s IPC Athletics World Championships final.

Rio 2016 will be Melissa’s second Paralympic Games.Despite her young age, Kare has already amassed an impressive list of medals after scooping bronze at the IPC Athletics World Championships in the 400m and 800m categories.Melissa Nicholls: Worcester-based runner Melissa Nicholls will be hoping her Coventry training base will provide her with the tools needed to claim gold when running in the T34 class.Earlier, the Australian men's 4x400 team took their first steps to defending their silver medal by advancing to the final.Three of the "Silver Bullets" who won silver in Athens - John Steffensen, Clinton Hill and Mark Ormrod - with new runner, the 400 national champion, Joel Milburn - clocked three minutes 0.68 seconds.Jim Roberts: Hailing from Welshpool in central Wales, Jim Roberts will be competing in his first Paralympic Games after first playing wheelchair rugby in 2010.