More Paralympic gold for Great Britain as Owen Miller wins 1500m

The Scot Owen Miller won a surprising 1500-meter gold for Great Britain after angering the World and European Champion Alexandr Rabotnitskii in the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo.

The 29-year-old, who finished sixth at the 2019 World Cup, crossed the finish line with a winning time of 3: 54.57.

Russian Paralympic Committee athlete Rabotnitskii and reigning Paralympic Champion Michael Brannigan from the United States were set to battle for first place on the podium, but Rabotnitskii could only win silver while Brannigan missed a medal.

The Briton Hannah Taunton (bottom, middle) took bronze in the women with a personal best of 4: 35.34.

The 30-year-old from Somerset landed behind the Polish Barbara Bieganowska-Zajac, who finished in a winning time of 4: 27.84, and the Ukrainian Liudmyla Danylina.


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