Melissa Stockwell says she was ‘the happiest bronze medallist in Rio’ – BBC Sport

Para-triathlete Melissa Stockwell says her legacy as an athlete will be to encourage young ladies with disabilities to buy in sport and compete on the very ideal stage.

The three-time Para-triathlon world champion grow to be the principal American female soldier to lose a limb in full of life strive against.

She says: “Maybe there might be a 10-One year-extinct lady who actual misplaced her leg and doesn’t know what she will be able to halt along with her life and he or she turns on the TV or seems on her mobile phone and says: ‘Peek at this lady, she’s actual cherish me. If she will be able to halt that, I will halt it as smartly.’”

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