Athletics - Women's 200m - T34 Final - London 2012 Paralympic Games

Medallists GOLD COCKROFT Hannah GBR - Great Britain SILVER SIEMONS Amy NED - Netherlands BRONZE VRANKEN Desiree NED - Netherlands LONDON, 6 September Hannah COCKROFT (GBR) also started as the favourite for the T34 women's 200m for cerebral palsy athletes in a wheelchair and the 20-year-old, sporting red, white and blue braids in her hair, didn't disappoint as she sped to a Paralympic record of 31.90. COCKCROFT was eight metres clear coming off the bend and finished more than two seconds clear of her nearest rival, Amy SIEMONS (NED), who won the silver in 34.16. "I'm well excited. I get to meet all the Olympians. We've been locked in the Paralympic village for the last two weeks so it's getting a bit boring. It will be nice to celebrate with my team and with the Olympic team as well." - Hannah COCKROFT (GBR) said For further information, please visit To watch live action and videos on demand of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, and subscribe to ParalympicSport.TV, please go to Also, you may follow the Paralympic Movement on Facebook at or on Twitter at