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Richard Whitehead defends title with 200m T42 gold

Richard Whitehead. Credit: PA Wire

Richard Whitehead has claimed gold in the 200m T42, successfully defending his title and beating ParalympicsGB teammate David Henson, who came third.

The 40-year-old world record holder narrowly missed out on breaking the 23-second barrier.


Bethany Firth wins gold in women's 200m freestyle

Bethany Firth. Credit: PA Wire

Bethany Firth has won gold in the women's 200m freestyle S14 at the Paralympics in Rio.

She finished three-and-a-half seconds clear of any other swimmer, setting a new Paralympic record.

This is Firth's second gold in Rio after earlier defending her S14 100m title.

ParalympicsGB win gold in the cycling team sprint

Jon-Allan Butterworth, Jody Cundy and Louis Rolfe with their medals. Credit: ParalympicsGB/Flickr

Paralympics GB team Louis Rolfe, Jon-Allan Butterworth and Jody Cundy claim gold in the Mixed C1-5 cycling sprint.

Steve Bate and Adam Duggleby win gold in track cycling

Steve Bate (right) and Adam Duggleby pose with their gold medals. Credit: PA Wire

Steve Bate and Adam Duggleby have won gold in the men's B 4,000m individual pursuit track cycling event.

The pair collected their medals after coming first in the final at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on the first day of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.


Oliver Hynd sets new world record with gold medal win

Oliver Hynd wins gold in the Paralympic Games. Credit: ITV News

Oliver Hynd has set a new world record with a gold medal win in the S8 Men's 400m freestyle at the Paralympic Games in Rio.

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