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Shuker fulfils Paralympic dream

Lucy Shuker
Lucy Shuker will compete in her first ever Paralympics (Getty)

Taunton's Lucy Shuker has described her inclusion in Great Britain's squad for the Paralympic Games as the most amazing experience of her life.

The 28-year-old is part of the British squad selected for the wheelchair tennis competitions in Beijing.

She said: "Ever since I started playing wheelchair tennis it has been my dream to qualify and represent my country in the Paralympics.

"I believe it will be the most amazing experience of my life to date."

Shuker will play in the women's singles and doubles alongside fellow Briton Jordanne Whiley.

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