Maddie’s team to face China

Maddie Thompson in action for ParalympicGB women's wheelchair bastketball team against the Netherlands. Photo: SA Images.

Maddie Thompson in action for ParalympicGB women's wheelchair bastketball team against the Netherlands. Photo: SA Images.

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Maddie Thompson’s London Paralympic journey continues - despite a quarter-final defeat in the Wheelchair Basketball competition.

Teenager Maddie is a member of the Great Britain Women’s team which was knocked out of competition at the quarter-final stage.

After coming through the group stages, Team GB met Germany in the quarter-finals and were beaten 55-44.

The Germans now go on to face Netherlands for a place in the final.

Maddie, 17, from Hope Valley, was the youngest member of the GB Women’s Wheelchair Basketball team.

Team GB now goes on to meet China in a play-off tomorrow to decide seventh and eighth place.