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Paralympics GB take gold and silver in Rio's final swim event

Britain's Paralympic athletes have finished the final swimming contest of Rio 2016 - the women's 200m individual medley - by taking the top two podium places.

Bethany Firth won the gold medal, while Jessica-Jane Applegate took silver.


Two more Equestrian golds for ParalympicsGB in Rio

Sophie Christiansen (left) and Natasha Baker (right) celebrate winning their respective gold medals. Credit: PA

ParalympicsGB has secured two more Equestrian gold medals in Rio, to add to Lee Pearson's from earlier on Friday.

Sophie Christiansen claimed her eighth Paralympic gold and third of Rio 2016 in the individual freestyle grade 1a class.

Natasha Baker emulated Christiansen by winning her third Paralympic gold, with victory in the grade II freestyle event.

It was Britain's seventh equestrian gold medal of the Games.


Lee Pearson wins 11th Paralympic equestrian gold

Lee Pearson has won his 11th Paralympic gold. Credit: PA

Great Britain's Lee Pearson has won gold in the grade Ib individual freestyle test for his 11th Paralympic equestrian gold medal.

It was ParalympicsGB's 52nd gold medal of the Rio Games.

David Smith wins ParalympicsGB's 51st gold medal

David Smith won Britain's 51st gold medal of the Rio Paralympics on Friday. Credit: PA

David Smith has clinched Britain's 51st gold medal at the Paralympics in Rio, after winning the Boccia mixed individual BC1 final.

The 27-year-old from Eastleigh, Hampshire - who won team gold in Beijing eight years ago - beat Holland's Daniel Perez 5-0.

The sport is similar to boules for athletes with cerebral palsy and similar functional impairments.

ParalympicsGB celebrate 50 gold medals after Blake win

Paul Blake delivered on the track to help Great Britain to a half century of golds. Credit: PA

Paul Blake has delivered a 50th gold medal of the Rio Paralympics for Great Britain after storming to victory in the T36 400m.

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