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BRITS CAN BELIEVE AGAIN

TEAM GB HEADING FOR BRAZIL FULL OF EXPECTATION, RATHER THAN HOPE

2016 PARALYMPICS, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, SEPTEMBER 8-17

Stef Reid: long jump contender
MARK SHEARMAN

THE GB ATHLETICS team goes into the Rio Paralympics full of confidence, writes Stuart Weir.

In London 2012 they won 29 medals, including 11 golds. At the 2015 World Championships in Doha, the haul was 32, including 13 golds. At the 2016 European Championships in Grosseto, Italy, GB took 15 golds and a total of no fewer than 56 medals.

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RIO 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES 16 PICTURE SPECIAL Sixteen pages of images looking back the track and field in Rio 2016 ACTION 48 EA U17/U15 CHAMPIONSHIPS Dominic Ogbechie sets two championship bests as the country’s top youngsters are in action in Bedford 54 LAUSANNE DIAMOND LEAGUE Elaine Thompson and Genzebe Dibaba in form as the athletes return to the circuit 56 PARIS DIAMOND LEAGUE Laura Muir and Ruth Jebet set British and world records respectively NEWS 6 Laura Muir to run mile at CityGames 8 The recent world record-setting in perspective 10 Weir in positive mood for Rio 12 World Under-18 Champs to be pulled TALKING POINT 34 British athletics could learn from Team GB’s cycling success, says Steve Smythe PERFORMANCE 42 Sports science news 44 Tom McNab casts a coach’s eye over Rio 46 Kelly Holmes’ killer sessions 47 Healthy fast food for athletes RESULTS & FIXTURES 58 Results round-up, including world record for hammer thrower Anita Wlodarczyk 68 The stars to watch out for at the Paralympics 75 What’s On – fixtures guide REGULARS 36 YOUR SAY 78 DIP FINISH