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1. To bring into actuality; effect: fulfilled their promises.
2. a lifelong dream when she appears in her sixth Games in London.
Blind runner Tracey Hinton, from Cardiff, will break the record for the most appearances by a British female athlete in the Paralympics when she runs in the 100m and 200m - and was yesterday announced as the women's captain of the athletics athletics
or track and field also track-and-field games
Variety of sport competitions held on a running track and on the adjacent field. It is the oldest form of organized sports, having been a part of the ancient Olympic Games from c. team in London.
She lost her sight after contracting cancer of the retina as a four-year-old but now at 42, Hinton - who runs with long-time guide runner Steffan Hughes - said that her longevity was down to a love of her training, and described qualifying for her home Games as a "dream come true" and hopes to do herself justice.
Tracey Hinton competing alongside her guide runner Steffan Hughes Speaking from the holding camp in Portugal, she said: "It is going really well and the excitement is building."
Hinton is one of the few athletes to mark her sixth consecutive Games, appearing first at Barcelona in 1992, and winning silver in the 400m and 200m, as well as a bronze in the 100m.
She repeated the feat in Sydney in 2000 when she won a silver and two bronzes, but the gold has always eluded her.
"It's special for me, because it is the home Games. I'm appearing in my sixth Games and Team GB has done really well in the Olympics," she said.
"I'd like to appear at the top of the podium podium
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"I'm just concentrating on getting through to the final and seeing what happens."
Hinton was announced as the captain of the GB athletics team alongside field eventer Stephen Miller
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