Sport in Short: Paralympics

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PARALYMPIC GAMES (Barcelona) Winners and British placings: MEN: SWIMMING: 200m medley (SM10): 1 P Noble (GB) 2:27.30. 400m medley (B1,2): 1 J Morgan (US) 5:04.31 (world rec); 2 C Holmes (GB) 5:28.96. Women: 200m medley (SM9): 1 J Mucz (Can) 2:45.21; 4 C Bishop (GB) 2:55.68; 8 V Sims (GB) 3:04.80. 200m medley (SM6, 7): 1 P Cooper (Aus) 3:18.53; 4 J Esling (GB) 3:53.55. 200m medley (SM8): 1 B Siegers (Ger) 3:11.05; 8 H Lewis (GB) 3:47.29. 200m medley (SM10): 1 S Bailey (GB) 2:39.32. 200m freestyle (S6): 1 A Currie (Aus) 3:11.14; 7 M McEleny (GB) 3:43.43. 400m medley open: 1 T Zorn (USA) 5:29.76 (world rec); 3 T Jones (GB) 6:19.61. BASKETBALL: Men: Quarter-finals: Germany bt GB 43-40. ATHLETICS: Men: 100m (TW1): 1 B Dodson (US) 23.16 (world rec); 8 B Butler (GB) 28.74. 800m (C7,8): 1 A Wrobel (Pol) 2:10.87 (world rec); 3 J Nethercott (GB) 2:15.17; 5 G McConnell (GB) 2:18.27. Javelin (C5): 1 P Williams (GB) 42.92 (world rec); 2 S Grenfell (GB) 34.64. 400m (C6): 1 D- C Kim (Kor) 1:01.05; 6 G Robertson (GB) 1:31.83. Pentathlon: 1 V Vasicek (Cz) 4,345; 9 J Harris (GB) 4,108pts; 12 M Hayes (GB) 4,051. WOMEN: 800m (TW3): 1 T Grey (GB) 2:06.58. WEIGHTLIFTING: Up to 52kg: 1 K-J Jung (Kor) 195.0 (world rec); 3 A Peddle (GB) 162.5; 8 D Brook (GB) 115.0. SHOOTING: Free rifle three positions mixed: 1 I-Y Kim (Kor) 1,229.8; 6 J Campbell (GB) 1,197.8; 8 G J Taylor (GB) 1,193.6. TENNIS: Women: Doubles semi- finals: M Van Den Bosch & C Vandierendonck (Neth) bt C Blackmore & J McMorran (GB) 6-0 6-0. FOOTBALL (seven-a-side): Men: Semi-finals: Portugal bt GB 2-1 (pens).

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