When news happens, text LT and your photos and videos to 80360. Or contact us by email or phone.
Paralympics: Ballard storms into final
12:16pm Sunday 2nd September 2012 in Sport
British sprinters Graeme Ballard and Ben Rushgrove have both made it into the final of the men's T36 100m final.
Rushgrove went in heat two, running a season's best 12.35s to finish second.
Russian Evgenii Shvetcov stole the show though, with a new Paralympic record of 12.11s.
In the first heat Chorley's Ballard ran 12.68s but was beaten to the line by Ukrainian Roman Pavlyk, who managed 12.50s.
The final takes place at 7.48pm this evening.