London pushes in right direction for Para athletics but still room for improvement | Jacob Steinberg

World Para Athletics Championships kick off at 2012 Paralympic venue, with Kadeena Cox and Abdellatif Baka among those changing the conversation

Almost five years since London 2012 introduced the wider public to the delights of disability sport, the city’s world-class athletics venue is the setting for what is being lauded as another major push in the right direction for the Paralympic movement. When the World Para Athletics Championships begin at the London Stadium on Friday morning, the memories of Jonnie Peacock’s lightning runs, David Weir’s awesome endurance and Hannah Cockroft’s unstoppable charges for the line will come floodin...