After last night’s extravaganza, onto the first day of sport. Nyree Kindred, Susie Rodgers and Jon Fox all stand good chances of medals in the swimming, with 14 GB swimmers going for gold in total.

Darren Kenny and Sarah Storey are the brightest cycling stars  to go on the medal hunt today. Judo World Champion Ben Quilter and veteran shooter Di Coates will also be looking for a podium finish.

* Denotes medal chance.


Morning

09:00: Table Tennis (Men’s Singles Class 8 – Prelims) – Aaron McKibben and Ross Wilson compete.

09:00: Goalball (Men’s) – GB v Lithuania in their first preliminary match.

09:00: Shooting (Women’s R2-10m Air Rifle Standing-SH1 – Qualification): Di Coates, Karen Butler and Mandy Pankhurst compete. It’s Coates’ eighth Olympic Games.

09:00: Equestrian (Mixed Team Test Grade II) – GB compete, having won the title every Games since 1996.

09:39: Swimming (Women’s 100m Backstroke – S6 – Heats) – Double gold medallist Nyree Kindred competes.

10:00: Archery (Men’s Individual Recurve – W1/W2 – Ranking) – Paul Browne competes.

10:00: Archery (Men’s Individual Recurve – Standing – Ranking) – Kenny Allan, Phil Bottomley & Murray Elliot compete.

10:00: Archery (Women’s Individual Compound – Open – Ranking) – Danielle Brown, Pippa Britton & Mel Clarke. Brown won Gold in Beijing,

10:03: Swimming (Women’s 400m Freestyle – S12 – Heats) – Hannah Russell competes.

10:20: Swimming (Men’s 100m Butterfly – S8 – Heats) – Sean Fraser/Oliver Hynd compete.

10:20: Table Tennis (Women’s Singles Class 3 – Prelims) – Jane Campbell and Sara Head compete. 

10:31: Swimming (Women’s 100m Butterfly – S8 – Heats) – Emma Hollis competes.

10:39: Swimming (Men’s 100m Backstroke – S7 – Heats) – Jon Fox competes. Won silver in Beijing.

10:40: Cycling  (Women’s Individual C5 Pursuit – Qualification): Sarah Storey and Crystal Lane. Storey defends her gold from Beijing.

10:47: Swimming (Women’s 100m Backstroke – S7 – Heats): Susie Rodgers competes.

11:00: Judo (-60kg Prelims/Quarterfinals): Ben Quilter competes. He’s a World and European Champion.

11:06: Swimming (Women’s 100m Butterfly – S9 – Heats) – Claire Cashmore and Steph Millward compete.

11:14: Swimming (Men’s 200m Individual Medley – SM10 – Heats) – Jack Bridge/Rob Welbourn compete.

11:24: Swimming (Women’s 200m Individual Medley – SM10 – Heats) – Gemma Almond and Harriet Lee.

11:35: Swimming (Men’s 50m Freestyle – S5 – Heats – Andrew Mullen and Anthony Stephens compete.

11:40: Table Tennis (Men’s Singles Class 6 – Prelims): David Wetherhill competes.

11:45: Shooting (Men’s P1-10m Air Pistol-SH1 – Qualification): Adrian Bunclark competes.

 

Afternoon

12:00: Shooting (Women’s R2-10m Air Rifle Standing-SH1-Finals:  Di Coates, Karen Butler and Mandy Pankhurst could be competing for medals.

12:20: Table Tennis (Women’s Singles Class 4 – Prelims) – Sue Gilroy competes. This is her fourth Games.

13:00: Wheelchair Basketball (Women’s): GB take on the Netherlands in their first group game.

14:00: Archery (Men’s Individual Compound – Open – Ranking): John Stubbs and Richard Hennahane. Stubbs won gold in Beijing.

13:00: Table Tennis (Women’s Singles Class 11 – Prelims) – Victoria Bromley competes.

13:40: Table Tennis (Men’s Singles Class 1 – Prelims) – Rob Davies and Paul Davies, not brothers, compete.

14:00: Sitting Volleyball (Men’s) – GB take on Russia in their first preliminary game.

14:00: Archery (Men’s Individual Compound – W1 – Ranking): John Cavanagh competes. Won Silver at Beijing.

14:00: Archery (Women’s Individual Recurve – W1/W2 – Ranking): Kate Murray competes.

14:00: Archery (Women’s Individual Recurve – Standing – Ranking): Sharon Vennard and Leigh Walmsley compete.

14:00: Cycling (Men’s Individual C 1-2-3 1km Time Trial – Final): Darren Kenny and Rik Waddon. Kenny took the gold, Waddon the silver in Beijing.

15:00: Powerlifting (Men’s -48kg Final B): Antony Peddle will be in either Final A or B and in with a chance of a medal. It’s his seventh games.

15:15: Shooting(Men’s P1-10m Air Pistol-SH1 – Final): Adrian Bunclark may be shooting for a medal.

15:35: Powerlifting (Men’s -48kg Final A): Antony Peddle will be in either Final A or B and in with a chance of a medal. It’s his seventh games.

16:00: Judo (Men’s -60 kg Semi-finals/Bronze/Final): Peter Quilter may be fighting for a medal.

16:00: Table Tennis (Men’s Singles Class 10 – Prelims) –  Kim Daybell competes.

16:40: Table Tennis (Men’s Singles Class 5 – Prelims) – Scott Robertson competse.

16:50: Cycling (Women’s Individual C5 Pursuit – Final): Sarah Storey and Crystal Lane. Storey got gold in the C4 Event in Beijing.

17:20: Table Tennis (Men’s Singles Class 7 – Prelims): Will Bayley and Paul Karabardak compete.

17:38: Swimming (Women’s 100m Backstroke – S6  – Final): Nyree Kindred, a two-time gold medallist, might be competing.

17:57: Swimming (Women’s 400m Freestyle – S12 – Final): Hannah Russell may have qualified.

 

Evening

18:00: Powerlifting (Women’s -40g Final B): Zoe Newson competes – she holds the European record.

18:00: Table Tennis (Men’s Singles Class 8 – Prelims) – Aaron McKibben and Ross Wilson compete.

18:23: Swimming (Men’s 100m Butterfly – S8 – Final): Sean Fraser and Oliver Hynd may have qualified.

18:30: Goalball (Women’s) – GB v China in their first preliminary match.

18:30: Swimming (Women’s 100m Butterfly – S8 – Final): Emma Hollis may have qualified.

18:52: Swimming Men’s 100m Backstroke – S7 – Final): Jon Fox may have the chance to improve on Beijing’s silver medal.

19:00: Wheelchair Basketball (Men’s): GB take on Germany in their group game. GB won bronze in 2008. 

19:00: Swimming (Women’s 100m Backstroke – S7 – Final): Susie Rodgers may be competing.

19:30: Swimming (Women’s 100m Butterfly – S9 – Final): Claire Cashmore and Steph Millward may be competing.

19:52: Swimming (Men’s 200m Individual Medley – SM10 – Final): Jack Bridge/Rob Welbourn may have reached the final.

20:00: Swimming (Women’s 200m Individual Medley – SM10 – Final): Gemma Almond/Harriet Lee could be competing.

20:24: Swimming (Men’s 50m Freestyle – S5 – Final: Andrew Mullen and Anthon Stephens could be in this.

 

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