However, former wheelchair racer Grey-Thompson
- a winner of 11 Paralympic golds and 16 medals in all across five Games - believes there is still work to do in engaging the public ahead of the XIV Paralympic Games in two years' time.
Cardiff's golden girl Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson
yesterday added a new title to her extensive list of honours: Tanni Olwynog - or Tanni Wheely.
of Eaglescliffe is most well known for winning 16 Paralympic medals, 13 World Championship medals and for winning the London Marathon six times.
OLYMPIC heroine Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson
came to the North East to promote a special event to mark two years until the Olympics.
One gold's nice, two would be nicer,'' said Grey-Thompson
, who is also entered in the open category 200m.
DAME Tanni Grey-Thompson
vowed to keep on racing after wearing the Welsh vest for the last time.
Great Britain are sending a strong side headed by nine-times Paralympic gold medallist Tanni Grey-Thompson
to next month's EPC European Athletics Championships in Assen.
ROB HOWLEY and the Welsh Commonwealth Games rugby squad will make a 450-mile round-trip to line up behind Tanni Grey-Thompson
at tonight's opening ceremony.
TEESSIDE'S own Paralympic queen Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson
has backed a Billingham firm's campaign to help a disability sports group.
GOLDEN girl Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson
has launched a winter warmth campaign with One Foot in the Grave star Richard Wilson.
is probably the greatest Welsh athlete there has ever been.
The day's highlight came at the National Aquatics Centre when Roberts, who won three titles in Sydney and four in Athens, added his third gold of the Games to move within one of Welsh compatriot Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson
on the all-time record list.