Lauren Steadman and Alison Patrick met the British Triathlon automatic qualification criteria for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games by winning gold at the Buffalo City ITU World Paratriathlon Event today in South Africa. An excellent start to the season saw the Great Britain team win three gold, two silver and one bronze medal.
There were two more world titles for the Great Britain Cycling Team adding to the squad’s medal haul on the final day of the 2016 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships on Sunday.
There was more success for the Great Britain Cycling Team on the third day of the 2016 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships with two rainbow jerseys won and two silver medals added to the team’s tally.
It was a golden opening day for the Great Britain Cycling Team at the 2016 Para-cycling Track World Championships as Megan Giglia, Kadeena Cox and Jody Cundy all claimed gold medals.
The first ITU World Paratriathlon Event of the year takes place this Sunday in Buffalo City, South Africa. Lauren Steadman and Alison Patrick have the opportunity to seal Paralympic Games qualification. Others are chasing ranking points that will help them qualify later in the season.
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) have confirmed that Great Britain has achieved an individual qualification spot (unnamed) for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. The news means that GB will be represented by five athletes in para-equestrian dressage out in Brazil this summer, with four competing in the team competition and one athlete who will compete solely as an individual.
The British Paralympic Association (BPA) today announced that ParalympicsGB will field twelve table tennis players at the Rio 2016 Games, confirming the athletes selected to compete in one of the most fast-paced sports on the programme.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has said that with six months to go until the Rio 2016 Paralympics, the city is almost ready to stage an “unmissable Games” that will transform South America forever.
Great Britain’s most experienced Paralympic sailors will once again represent ParalympicsGB at Rio 2016, the British Paralympic Association (BPA) announced today.
British Weight Lifting’s elite para-powerlifters achieved a medal hat-trick this week, taking home three bronze medals from the last IPC Powerlifting World Cup before Rio qualification places are finalised.
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