- Radio Times
- Review by:
- James Gill
Team GB’s golden couple of the pool, Sascha and Nyree Kindred, have a combined medal haul of over 20 golds in international competitions, and both have the opportunity to add to that tally on day five. Sascha will compete first in the Men’s SM6 200m individual medley before cheering on his wife as she races alongside Ellie Simmonds in the women’s heats.
Keep an eye out for Lee Pearson this afternoon as he aims for his third possible equestrian gold medal of these Paralympics in the individual freestyle test. If all has gone well earlier in the Games, winning today will take him to 12 gold medals in total, making him Britain’s most successful Paralympian of all time.
The final group match of the wheelchair basketball sees Team GB looking to secure their place in the knockouts by beating Japan.
About this programme
Jonathan Edwards and Daraine Mulvihill introduce the opening coverage on day five of the Games, including swimming, athletics and table tennis. The first action comes from the Aquatics Centre, and features this morning's swimming heats, including Sascha Kindred in the men's SM6 200m individual medley, Nyree Kindred, Ellie Simmonds and Natalie Jones in the women's SM6 200m individual medley, Matt Walker and Jonathan Fox in the men's S7 100m freestyle and Jim Anderson in the men's S2 100m freestyle. The athletics continues at the Olympic Stadium with the heats of the men's T53 100m, men's T54 1500m and women's T54 400m, which feature Team GB hopefuls Mickey Bushell, David Weir and Jade Jones respectively. Plus, updates on the men's and women's table tennis singles finals at the ExCeL London.
Cast and crew
- Jonathan Edwards
- Daraine Mulvihill