Adapted Vehicle Hire News Updates: Matt Whorwood’s Paralympic progress
Matt Whorwood won a Bronze medal in the men’s 400 metre freestyle S6 final at the weekend and is through to the final of the S6 200m individual medley.
The Adapted Vehicle Hire sponsored swimmer had his first race on Saturday morning when he came third in his heat to qualify for the 400 metre freestyle S6 final.
In the final Matt finished with an impressive time of 5:11.59, with the Irish Darragh McDonald taking the Gold in 4:55.56.
Today (3 September), Matt has qualified fifth overall for the S6 200m individual medley in a time of 2:53.82 and the final takes place this evening at 17.30.
Matt is also entered into three other events: the 50m freestyle taking place tomorrow; the 100m breaststroke on 5 September; and finally the 100m freestyle on 8 September.
For the full Paralympic event schedule, visit www.london2012.com/paralympics/schedule-and-results/
In other news, a survey by disability campaigning charity Scope suggests almost half of disabled people feel attitudes towards them have become noticeably worse over the past year.
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