The lo­cals in Rio

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Sport -

LAUREN STEAD­MAN

TRIATHLON Age: 23. Home­town: Peter­bor­ough (Sawtry). Se­condary School: Sawtry Col­lege. Dis­abil­ity: She was born with­out her right hand and arm be­low the elbow joint. Com­petes: Septem­ber 11. Medal prospects: The reign­ing Euro­pean and world cham­pion. Rated world number one and a strong favourite to take the gold.

JAMES FOX

ROW­ING Age: 24 Home­town: Peter­bor­ough. Se­condary School: Jack Hunt. Dis­abil­ity: Lim­ited an­kle move­ment

fol­low­ing car crash.

Com­petes: Heat - Septem­ber 9; Fi­nal - Septem­ber 11.

Medal prospects: His mixed coxed four crew are un­beaten in ma­jor com­pe­ti­tion over the last three years. Gold medal con­tenders.

JODY CUNDY

CYCLNG Age: 37. Home­town: Wis­bech. Se­condary School: Marsh­land High School, West Wal­ton. Dis­abil­ity: Cundy was born with a de­formed foot, which was am­pu­tated when he was three years old. Com­petes: Septem­ber 9 and 11. Medal prospects: His sixth Games, five gold medals and a cur­rent world cham­pion. Will surely medal again.

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