Hannah wins second gold

Great Britain's Hannah Cockroft picture at the London 2012 Paralympics has won gold at the IPC European Championship, Swansea. Photo: David Davies/PA Wire

Great Britain's Hannah Cockroft picture at the London 2012 Paralympics has won gold at the IPC European Championship, Swansea. Photo: David Davies/PA Wire

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Halifax’s Paralympic superstar Hannah Cockroft has stormed to another gold medal victory at the European Championships.

Hurricane Hannah added to her gold medal tally on Friday when she debuted in the women’s T34 800m race, winning with a time of 2:15:16.

The track star competed earlier this week in the 100m T34 race winning her first gold medal at the championships being held in Swansea.

Rastrick T54 racer Georgina Oliver narrowly missed out on a medal after finishing fourth in the 100m.

The 21-year-old finished with a time of 18:30 - 0.4 seconds off third place.

She was placed seventh in the T54 400m race, but will look to build on her experience at the championships.

The former Rastrick High School pupil, who was selected to form part of the 56-strong Great Britain and Northern Ireland team, found fame on the world stage last year after picking up a bronze medal in last year’s championships in Lyon.