Team GB aim to be second

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The Independent Online

Britain's Paralympic team have been set a minimum medal target of 103 from at least 12 sports at the London Games by UK Sport, with a further aim of maintaining second place in the medal table.

In Beijing four years ago, Team GB finished with 102 medals , including 42 golds from 11 sports, and were second behind China who won 89 golds.

The London Games begin on 29 August and will run until 9 September.