North East and Cumbria Paralympians ready
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Paralympics 2016: North East and Cumbria athletes ready

Ahead of the opening ceremony, we take a look at the North East and Cumbria's hopefuls at the Rio Paralympics 2016.

Josef Craig from South Shields, Jade Jones from Middlesbrough and Simon Lawson from Carlisle are among the 264 competitors at the 15th summer games.

  • 07 Sep 2016