Paralympics 2012: a dream come true as Team GB gets off to golden start
Gordon RaynerWhile their Olympic counterparts took five days to strike gold, cyclist Sarah Storey won ParalympicsGB’s first gold medal on the opening afternoon as she broke the world record on the way to winning the C5 individual pursuit title.
Within hours, swimmer Jonathan Fox had won the men’s 100m backstroke to take GB’s first gold medal in the pool. Together with three silver medals and two bronze for GB’s athletes, it left Great Britain in third place in the medal table overnight, behind China and Australia.
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"Paralympics 2012: a dream come true as Team GB gets off to golden start", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), août 2012. Consulté le 02/03/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/paralympics-2012-a-dream-come-true-as-team-gb-gets-off-to-golden-start