GB Para athletes threatened with losing places if they spoke on classification row

• Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson questions if system is fit for purpose
• Breen supports claims made at DCMS select committee hearing

British Paralympic athletes have been threatened with losing their places if they speak out on issues with classification, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has told a panel of MPs.

Baroness Grey-Thompson, an 11-time Paralympic champion, also said coaches and team managers were sometimes complicit in abuse of the classification system by preventing discussion of the subject in this way.

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