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Jonnie Peacock sprints to victory in T44 100m at Para Athletics Championships

Jonnie Peacock sprints to victory. Credit: PA

Jonnie Peacock has sprinted to victory in the T44 100 metres at the World Para Athletics Championships, regaining the world title he won in 2013.

The 24-year-old clocked 10.75 seconds, with double amputee Johannes Floors of Germany second in 10.89 seconds and Jarryd Wallace of the United States third in 10.89 seconds at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.

The sprinter had previously won golds in the T44 100m at both the London and Rio Olympics.

Peacock's medal is the eighth gold for Great Britain at the games, with Aled Davies opening Sunday's competition with success in the F42 discuss.

Aled Davies celebrates his win. Credit: PA

Davies, whose impairment affects his right leg, won a third straight discus world title with a best throw of 51.54m.

Wheelchair racer Hannah Cockroft gained the team's first gold on Friday, with five more golds for Stef Reid, Richard Whitehead, Hollie Arnold, Sammi Kinghorn and Sophie Hahn on Saturday.

Not only was it two golds on Sunday, but Maria Lyle also claimed bronze for Great Britain in the T35 200m.

Maria Lyle takes bronze in the T35 200m. Credit: PA