Petitclerc to be GB mentor

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The Independent Online

The 14-time Paralympic gold medallist Chantal Petitclerc will join the British athletic team as a coach and mentor for the 2012 London Paralympics.

The 41-year-old Canadian competed at five Paralympics before retiring after the 2008 Beijing Games. She will work directly with Britain's wheelchair racers alongside her own former coach Peter Eriksson, who is UK Athletics' Paralympic head coach.