Scots on Paralympics GB: Day Six

August 30, 2021

Catch up with all the Day Six action for the Scots on Paralympics GB and look ahead to another packed day on Tuesday.


Andy Mullen finished 7th in the S5 Men’s 50m Backstroke final with a time of 37.96, as Zheng Tao won in world record time, leading home a Chinese clean sweep of the medals.

With medals already under their belts, Stephen Clegg and Toni Shaw are back in action on Tuesday. Clegg is up first in the heats of the Men’s S12 100m Freestyle (01:14) before Shaw is goes in the heats of the Women’s S9 100m Freestyle (02:36). The finals are at 09:21 and 11.15 respectively.

Wheelchair Tennis

Gordon Reid breezed into the Men’s Singles quarter-finals with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Japan’s Takashi Sanada. He followed his Singles success by teaming up with Alfie Hewett to claim a place in the Doubles semi-finals, making it past the Belgian pair of Gerard and Vandrope 6-2 6-2.

The Doubles semi-finals take place on Tuesday (play begins 03:00) with top seeds Reid and Hewett playing third seeds Kunieda and Samada of Japan.


In the BC3 event Scott McCowan made it three wins from three as he beat Australia’s Spencer Cotie 4-3 to top Pool E and progress to the quarter-finals where he faces Evelyn de Oliveira of Brazil (03:55).

His brother Jamie, drawn in the same pool, was agonisingly close to the win against Stefania Ferrando from Argentina, losing out in a tie-break after the match ended 2-2.

Stephen McGuire lost out 6-0 to Colombia’s Euclides Grisales in his BC4 Pool C match, meaning he misses out on a place in the quarter-finals.


Ben Rowlings finished ninth in the T34 Men’s 100m final in a time of 16.77.


Lesley Stewart Finished 18th in the R2 Women’s 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 qualification round.

Wheelchair Basketball

Robyn Love and Jude Hamer will be looking to bring their best form as Paralympics GB take on China in the Women’s Wheelchair Basketball quarter-finals on Tuesday (10:15).


Cycling moves from track to road and both Finlay Graham in the Men’s C3 Time Trial (06:21) and  Jenny Holl, as pilot to Sophie Unwin for the Women’s B Time Trial (06:43), are back in action.

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