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Summer Paralympic Sports

US war veteran and Warrior Games champ has hopes set on London 2012

By Tom Degun

Warrior Games_Brad_Snyder_June_15June 15 - United States war veteran Bradley Snyder, who lost his eyesight in September 2011 when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off in front of him while serving in Afghanistan, said he is looking to compete in swimming at the London 2012 Paralympics after winning four gold medals in the sport at the Warrior Games last month.

Argentina's rising wheelchair tennis star Fernandez scoops IPC Athlete of the Month prize

By Tom Degun

Gustavo Fernandez_14-06-121June 14 - Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina, one of the rising stars of wheelchair tennis, has been voted the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Athlete of the Month for May following a superb few weeks that have seen him break into the world top ten singles ranking for the first time in his career and establish himself as a London 2012 Paralympic medal contender.