Bronze for sailor Rickham

06 September 2012

University of Bath graduate Alexandra Rickham has won sailing bronze at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Alexandra Rickham (Richard Langdon/ Skandia Team GBR)Rickham, who graduated with a Natural Sciences degree in 2004, won the medal for ParalympicsGB today partnering Niki Birrell in the SKUD 18 class.

It was a good sailing campaign for Great Britain, with Helena Lucas also winning gold in the one-person 2.4mR class.

They became the first British sailors to win Paralympic Games medals since the sport joined the full programme at the Sydney 2000 Games.

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