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Tokyo: First Wheelchair Gold for Great Britain

Tokyo: First Wheelchair Gold for Great Britain

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Tokyo: First Wheelchair Gold for Great Britain – they beat the USA – watch winning scenes

Great Britain secured a tense 54-49 victory over the USA to win their first wheelchair rugby gold at a Paralympic Games.

The European champions led from the start but the US kept the scoreline tight until GB pulled away in a dramatic final quarter.

Captain Jim Roberts scored 24 tries as his side secured an historic win in Tokyo.

Britain previously lost bronze-medal play-offs at the 2004 and 2008 Games.

To top it off the team included female player Kylie Grimes.  Congratulations everyone!!

video: courtesy Channel 4


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