Scots on Paralympic GB: Day 10

September 3, 2021

It’s been medals galore for our Scots on Paralympics GB – we take a look at the action and preview the final few days of the Games.


Owen Miller was the golden boy on the track for GB, winning the T20 1500m on his Paralympic debut.

The 29-year-old sprinted home to a time of three minutes 54.57 seconds, coming through from fifth place in the final 400m.

Libby Clegg bowed out in style, winning silver in the 4x100m Universal Relay after confirming her retirement from the sport. Clegg, alonside guide Chris Clarke, ran with Jonnie Peacock, Ali Smith and Nathan Maguire, with the team upgraded from bronze to silver after an enfringement call against China in second.

Jo Butterfield finished fourth in the Women’s F51 Club Throw with a season’s best 21.77m.

On Saturday Ben Rowlings competes in the Men’s T34 800m (01:55), while Derek Rae competes in the Men’s T46 Marathon (from 22:00).


It was a further medal for the Clegg family, with Stephen winning silver in the Men’s S12 100m Butterfly to add to his bronze medal from earlier in the Games.


Jenny Holl piloted Sophie Unwin to a silver medal in the Women’s B Road Race, adding to their bronze medal from the track.

Wheelchair Tennis

Gordon Reid narrowly missed out on the gold medal with partner Alfie Hewitt in the Men’s Doubles. Tha pair lost out on a tie-break to French pair Stephane Houdet and Nicolas Peifer, 5-7 6-0 6-7.

Reid and Hewitt will face-off against each other in the Men’s Singles Bronze Medal match.


Stephen McGuire and the McCowans were eliminated at the pool stage of the BC3/BC4 Pairs.


Where can I watch the action?

Channel 4 is the home of Paralympic sport coverage, hosting more than 300 hours of round-the-clock coverage from Tokyo. Watch on Channel 4, More 4 or All 4, available online HERE.

How do I get involved?

Head to the Scottish Disability Sport website to learn more about participating or volunteering opportunities.

Images: With thanks to imagecomms

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