Cockroft voted Athlete of the Games
Hannah Cockroft has been voted BASC's Athlete of the Meet for the 2020 Paralympic Games held in Tokyo a year later than scheduled. Hannah added to her haul of international honours and records with gold medals in the T34 100m and 800m, breaking the world record in the sprint event.
Others on the shortlist were Owen Miller, Dan Pembroke and Thomas Young. Owen won a thrilling race to take gold in the T20 1500m. Dan broke the Games record by 5m in the F13 Javelin Throw to win gold. Thomas converted his European gold in the T38 100m to Paralympic gold, breaking the European record in the process. Over half the votes in the poll were cast for Hannah.