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Birmingham 2022: Hannah Cockroft eyes gold to complete medal set – WORLD PARA ATHLETICS

Thursday, 4 August, 2022

Birmingham 2022: Hannah Cockroft eyes gold to complete medal set – WORLD PARA ATHLETICS

Seven-time Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft will make her Commonwealth Games debut in Birmingham ⒸNaomi Baker/Getty Images

 
Home of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, the Alexander Stadium will host 95 athletes from 20 countries in 10 Para athletics medal events from Tuesday to Saturday (2 to 6 August).

Local superstar Hannah Cockroft will take the stage on day one of track and field events in the women’s 100m T33/34 final. The seven-time Paralympic champion will be making her Commonwealth Games debut in the year that marks the 10th anniversary of her first Paralympic Games at London 2012.

"Birmingham is a new chance to make a new legacy,” said Cockroft. “London 2012 was ten years ago. I visit schools now and you say ‘do you remember London 2012’ and they go ‘Miss, I was born in 2017’.

Read more at: https://www.paralympic.org/news/birmingham-2022-hannah-cockroft-eyes-gold-complete-medal-set

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