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Second gold for "Hurricane Hannah"

A jubilant Hannah Cockroft celebrates her second gold medal Credit: PA

Halifax's Hannah Cockroft has broken a Paralympic record to win her second gold medal of the games. The 20-year-old wheelchair sprinter stormed through the T34 200 metres race in 31.90 seconds, more than two seconds clear of the field.

So dominant is Hannah at the event that, racing from lane six, she was already passed the two competitors outside her after barely 20m and was streets clear by the time she crossed the line.

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