Final full day for Paralympians

Banbury Cake: Great Britan's Ellie Simmonds has been one of the standout performers of the games with two golds and a bronze so far Great Britan's Ellie Simmonds has been one of the standout performers of the games with two golds and a bronze so far

Great Britain's Paralympians go into the final full day of a stunning games having won a record number of medals in front of packed-out stadiums and unprecedented TV audiences - with hopes of further glory still to come.

Swimming superstar Ellie Simmonds enters the pool later to cap what has been a memorable games for her, as she goes for her third gold in the 100m freestyle.

The teenager has been one of the standout performers of the games and has won the nation's hearts on her way to wins in the 200m and 400m, as well as bronze in the 50m event. She will aim to go one better than the two golds she bagged at Beijing - which she won aged just 13 - as she performs in the aquatics centre for the final time.

Oscar Pistorius, beaten by GB's Jonnie Peacock in a thrilling 100m final on Thursday, will provide the final showpiece as he competes in the 400m this evening. His appearance will be the final race in the stadium, which has seen some incredible performances over the last nine days.

The South African tweeted on Friday: "Looking forward to stepping out tonight and tomorrow for my last and favourite event, The Quarter-400m! The Final event of London 2012."

The British gold rush is expected to continue on Sunday when David Weir competes in the London wheelchair marathon. Weir, 33, known as The Weirwolf of London, won the 800m gold in a sensational performance on Thursday as the raucous crowd sang along to his trademark song Werewolves Of London,

Josie Pearson, 26, won Britain's 32nd of the games in the discus final on Friday. The Bristol-born athlete was just 17 and a promising showjumper when in 2003 she was left paralysed in a car crash that broke her vertebrae.

On Sunday a dramatic closing ceremony will bring the curtain down on what has undoubtedly been one of the most successful Paralympics ever. Stars including Jay-Z and Rihanna will appear at the event, which has been shrouded in mystery.

British stars of the Olympics and Paralympics will then celebrate their summer of success during a victory parade through the streets of London on Monday.

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