Great Britain's Paralympic wheelchair sprinter Jamie Carter pays tribute to his late grandad

Carter dedicates final spot to granddad
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Great Britain's wheelchair sprinter Jamie Carter pays tribute to his late grandfather after edging into the men's T34 200m final.

Great Britain's Paralympic wheelchair racer Jamie Carter has dedicated his qualification spot in the men's T34 200m final to his late grandfather.

The teenager narrowly booked a spot in the final as one of the fastest losers after coming in fifth in his heat with a time of 30.85s.

"Today means more than anything to me because it's the day I lost by granddad, so to do it today is a big day for me," Carter told Channel 4. "That one's for my granddad and my coach (Jenny Archer)."

The 17-year-old is competing in his first Paralympic Games after discovering the sport two years ago.

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