ParalympicGB's first gold medal

PARALYMPIC sailor Helena Lucas has won gold in Weymouth and Portland.

She had been sat in gold medal position, with a nine-point cushion over second-placed Heiko Kroger of Germany. But a lack of breeze in Portland Harbour meant no sailing was possible today, ensuring gold went to Great Britain.

Lucas was the only woman in her class, the 2.4 metre one-person keelboat, and becomes the first British woman to win Paralympic sailing gold.

See Friday's Echo for the full story and more Paralympic news.

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2:51pm Thu 6 Sep 12

EvilBunny says...

Good Show :)
Good Show :) EvilBunny

7:22am Fri 7 Sep 12

Teresa Seall says...

Great sailing and well done to ALL OUR GB team for the MEDALS
Great sailing and well done to ALL OUR GB team for the MEDALS Teresa Seall

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