Halifax's Hannah Cockroft wins gold at Birmingham Commonwealth Games

Halifax's Hannah Cockroft won gold last night at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

By Tom Scargill
Wednesday, 3rd August 2022, 8:57 am

Cockroft struck gold for Team England after winning the para-women's 100m T33/34 final athletics event.

It is the first Commonwealth Games title in a trophy-laden career for the Halifax Paralympic and world champion.

Cockroft, who has seven Paralympic titles to her name, was competing at the Commonwealth Games for the first time and set a new Games record time of 16.84.

Hannah Cockroft
Hannah Cockroft