London 2012

Paralympics GB stars

We run through the biggest chance from ParalympicsGB to win gold at the London 2012 Paralympics

Last Updated: 23/08/12 5:47pm

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Tom Aggar: Big rowing chance

Tom Aggar: Big rowing chance

Tom Aggar (Rowing)
Three years after being paralysed from the waist down in an accident, Aggar won the men's single sculls gold medal in Beijing. The multiple-world champion will be looking for more success in London.

Will Bayley (Para-Table Tennis)
The 24-year-old is ranked world number one in the men's singles Class 1. He will be looking to make amends after failing to make it out of the preliminary rounds on his Paralympic debut in Beijing.

Danielle Brown (Archery)
Only 20 when she won gold in individual compound open in Beijing four years ago. Brown is currently ranked number one in the world in her category.

Dan Greaves (Athletics)
London 2012 will be his fourth Paralympic Games and he is hotly tipped for home glory. Broke the discus F44 world record early last year but has since seen that beaten by American rival Jeremy Campbell.

Ollie Hynd (Swimming)
Swam to a gold, silver and bronze at the 2011 IPC Swimming European Championship in Berlin - his first major international meet.

Sam Hynd (Swimming)
The older of the Hynd brothers, he has as been competing internationally in the S8 class since 2008. He won the 400m freestyle in a world-record time in Beijing, where he also took bronze medal in the 200m individual medley.

Nigel Murray (Boccia)
The world number one in the BC2 class is favourite for gold in London. Having topped the podium in Sydney and Beijing, Murray will want more success in London.

Jonnie Peacock (Athletics)
The rising star of Paralympic sport in 2012. The 19-year-old set a new world record in the 100m T44 sprint in July, making him the fastest amputee in the world.

Lee Pearson (Equestrian)
The 38-year-old has won nine gold medals over three Paralympics. Three more gold medals this summer will see him break the British Paralympic record of 11 held by swimmer David Roberts and athlete Tanni Grey-Thompson.

Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell (Sailing)
The SKUD 18 crew placed fifth on their Paralympic debut four years ago but head into London 2012 as reigning world champions.

Ellie Simmonds (Swimming)
Britain's darling in Beijing, having won two gold medals at the age of 13. Expected to taste more success, although will face tough competition from Dutch rival Miriam de Koning-Peper.

Matthew Skelhon (Shooting)
Took gold in the mixed air prone rifle SH1 four years ago and the Peterborough shooter will looking for more glory on home turf.

Sarah Stoney (Para-Cycling)
The swimmer turned cyclist will compete in para-cycling for the second time in the Games at London 2012. In 2008, she won both the time trial and individual pursuit races (LC 1-2/CP4) on the track.

David Weir (Athletics)
One of the most recognisable faces at the Paralympics, Weir will be competing in his third Games. He has won six Paralympic medals, including two golds, and will be competing in four T54 events at London 2012.

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