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Paralympics 2020: Lauren Steadman finally claims triathlon gold to erase ‘devastation’ of Rio

Lauren Steadman dared and won to erase the disappointment of a Paralympic howler she feared might haunt her forever.Steadman, the one-time Strictly dancer and winner of Celebrity SAS, underlined her favourite’s status to power to victory in the women’s PTS5 triathlon, finally claiming that elusive gold at her fourth Paralympics.She missed the podium on her first two Games appearances as a swimmer and arrived in Brazil five years ago as a two-time world champion and hot gold medal prospect in her new sport.However, a rookie mistake in the swim, when she headed in the wrong direction, ultimately cost her gold,...
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Lauren Steadman claims gold as Britain dominates triathlon

Glory for Lauren Steadman led the way as Great Britain picked up a glittering full complement of triathlon medals on day five of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.Former Strictly Come Dancing star Steadman upgraded the PT4 silver she won in Rio five years ago to PTS5 gold with a finish of 1:04:46, 41 seconds clear of American Grace Norman.ParalympicsGB team-mate Claire Cashmore completed the podium in that race in a time of 1:07:36, while fellow Briton George Peasgood earlier won men’s silver in 58:55.The first ParalympicsGB medallist to medal in two Games in triathlon. 🥇#ImpossibleToIgnore pic.twitter.com/zK4NCxUMkK— ParalympicsGB (@ParalympicsGB) August 29, 2021Steadman...
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Tokyo Paralympics: Lauren Steadman wins triathlon gold for Great Britain

Venue: Tokyo, Japan Dates: 24 August-5 September Time in Tokyo: BST +8. Coverage: Follow on Radio 5 Live and on the BBC Sport website. Lauren Steadman turned Rio 2016 heartbreak into Tokyo triumph with Paralympic gold in the PTS5 triathlon. Steadman, 28, was favourite for gold five years ago but...
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Tokyo Paralympics: Lauren Steadman and Alison Peasgood named in GB triathlon squad

Returning Paralympians Lauren Steadman and Alison Peasgood have been named in Great Britain's eight-person triathlon squad for Tokyo 2020. Steadman won a silver medal in the PT4 classification at Rio 2016, while Peasgood also a secured silver in the PT5 category, guided by Hazel Smith. Paralympic swimming champion Claire Cashmore...
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Lauren Steadman earns Para-triathlon victory in Leeds

Great Britain's Lauren Steadman laid down a marker for Tokyo with victory over Paralympic triathlon champion Grace Norman at the World Series event in Leeds. Steadman, 28, broke away on the bike and never looked like being reeled in. Fellow Briton Claire Cashmore, who switched to triathlon after winning swimming...
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