Swansea 2014 – what to watch on Thursday 21 August

Home favourite Aled Davies will aim to make his mark whilst others will be looking to win their second or third titles. 21 Aug 2014
Aled Davies throwing a discus

Aled Davies broke the world record in the discus throw at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Grosseto

ⒸLuc Percival

Thursday, day three of the 2014 IPC Athletics European Championships will see home favourite Aled Davies take the stage for the first time, while Low and Caironi will go head-to-head in the long jump.

Thirty eight gold medals and here are the pick of the bunch.

Men's shot put F42

Welsh favourite Aled Davies will want to send his home crowd into raptures by winning his first gold medal of the Championships. The 23-year old leads this year’s European rankings by more than a metre ahead of Germany’s Frank Tinnemeier. The European title currently eludes Davies’ collection.

Start time: 16.00

Men's 200m T36

One-to-watch Evgenii Shvetcov is back on the track for the third day in a row. The Russian sprint sensation wants to make it three out of three in Swansea. Can home favourite Graeme Ballard stop him this time?

Start time: 16.41

Women's 200m T44

Dutch delight Marlou van Rhijn defended a title for the first time with her 100m win on Tuesday. Can she beat Germany’s Irmgard Bensusan again to secure her second Swansea 2014 gold?

Start time: 17.03

Men's 200m T37

Andrey Vdovin is looking to add yet another gold medal to Russia’s medal tally. After winning gold over the 100m ahead of teammate Chermen Kobesov and Great Britain’s Rhys Jones, he’s going for his second European title of the week.

Start time: 17.16

Men's 200m T42

With Germany’s Heinrich Popow ruled out by injury, Great Britain’s Richard Whitehead should storm to gold over the men’s 200m T42. Can he break his own world record of 24.38 set during the London 2012 Paralympic Games?

Start time: 17.31

Men's 200m T44

Germany’s young gun Felix Streng is looking to win his first international title over the 200m in Swansea. The European record holder has performed superbly in his first full season on the circuit and won silver in Tuesday’s 100m T44. His teammate David Behre and Dutch sprinter Ronald Hertog will race him to the finish line.

Start time: 17.46

Women’s long jump T42

After their battle over 100m, Martina Caironi and Vanessa Low meet again in Swansea, this time in the long jump. It could be Low’s turn to take the gold medal today, after setting a new world record of 4.47m last May at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Mesa, Arizona, USA.

Start time: 18.20

Women's 800m T54

Will Manuela Schaer manage to bag her third gold medal of the Championships in the women’s 800m T54? Or will Jade Jones and Shelly Woods make it to the top of the podium this time? Watch this race to find out.

Start time: 18.40

The live stream from Swansea 2014, together with videos on demand of individual races, are available to embed on websites in some territories via the IPC's YouTube channel. For further information please contact IPC Digital Media Manager Natalia Dannenberg-Spreier.

In addition, HD quality broadcast footage from Swansea 2014 is available from the IPC's Broadcast Manager Jose Manuel Dominguez.

Daily highlights will be available for digital channels via Omnisport, whilst individual races as video on demand can be embedded via Perform's e-player