Hannah Cockroft in record form to add to five-star transport


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Ahead of the Tokyo Paralympic Games, we have selected six British athletes from six different sports who appear ready to shine for GB Paralympics.

On the track, Britain will have a host of big names competing, including David Weir, Jonnie Peacock and Kadeena Cox.

None of them, however, exhibit the sort of recent T34 star shape. Hannah cockroft, who will be looking to add five gold medals to his tally in the last two Games.

In 2012, aged just 20 and competing in front of a large crowd in London, she won gold in the 100m and 200m. In Rio, under pressure to build on her success, she won titles in the 100m, 400m and 800m.

The 29-year-old broke her own world records in the 100m, 200m, 400m and 800m earlier this year, although she will only defend her Olympic titles in the shortest and longest of those distances at Tokyo because the others are not on the program. this time.

Like Paralympic table tennis champion Will Bayley, his profile has been raised since the last Olympics by several roles on television, most notably in The Great British Bake Off.

“The TV cameras didn’t bother me; cooking in front of Paul Hollywood is definitely that, every day that, so scary, ”she said.

“Running, I train every day, I could do it in my sleep, it’s my job.”

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