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Libby Clegg savours 200m win after ‘horrible’ 100m triumph

Clegg won her T11 100m heat with a world-record time but was subsequently disqualified because her guide, Chris Clarke, was deemed to have pulled her along in the race. The British team appealed against the decision and she was reinstated for the final.

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Paralympics GB won three more gold medals on day six of Rio 2016

Great Britain has now won 34 gold medals – matching the team’s haul during the entire Paralympic Games in London four years ago, Libby Clegg and her guide Chris Clarke have also won their second gold medal of the Rio Games – coming first in the 200m T11 sprint following their victory in the 100m race.

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Blind man’s “Echo Location” lets him bike, skate and navigate the world

blind man uses echo location video

Meet Brian Bushway, the blind man whose “superpower” leaves people speechless.

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Paralympic Medal Moments – Rio 2016 – Youtube videos

Libby Clegg & Chris Clarke – Athletics Women’s 100m – T11 Final , Lora Turnham & Corrine Hall – Rio Paralympics Games 2016 – YouTube videos

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The Blind Sailing Calendar 2017

Blind Sailing

The Blind Sailing Charity: Organise regular training sessions and racing events. Provide coaching and help to enable novices learn to sail. Coach the more advanced to enable them to compete at both national and international events. call 07796 687914

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