November 15 - Paralympic bronze medallist Ben Quilter is to have an operation on the knee injury which he believes hampered his performance at London 2012.
The 31-year-old judoka from Brighton won bronze in the -60kg category despite rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament seven weeks earlier.
"It's fairly routine and a lot of judo players have this operation," he told BBC Radio Kent.
"With all the rehab, it'll put me in good stead post-op to crack on as soon as possible.
"My coach said this isn't about sport, a Paralympic medal or your career, this is about the rest of your life"
The operation is likely to keep him out of competition until the middle of next year.
Contact the writer of this story at [email protected]