Paralympics 2020: Silver medals for Scottish cyclists Aileen McGlynn and Fin Graham

Scottish cyclists Aileen McGlynn and Fin Graham have won silver medals at the Paralympics.

Paisley-born McGlynn, along with pilot Helen Scott, claimed second place in the women's B 1000m time trial at the Izu Velodrome on day two of the Tokyo Games.

The visually impaired rider set a personal best time of 1:06.743 despite only reuniting with Scott just 12 weeks ago, having previously won a silver and bronze alongside her at London 2012.

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While in the C3 individual pursuit final, Fin Graham finished behind team-mate Jaco van Gass to secure a first Paralympics medal.

Silver medalists Aileen McGlynn (L) and pilot Helen Scott of Team Great Britain celebrate on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Track Cycling Women's B 1000m Time Trial on day 2 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Izu Velodrome. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)

Van Gass took gold for GB in a new world record time of 3:20.987, with Graham’s second-placed time of 3:19.780 also beating the previous world record by nearly seven seconds.

It is a further medal success for the Strathpeffer rider, who secured a bronze at the World para-cyling World Championship road race in Portugal in June.

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