Richard Whitehead wins gold for Great Britain in world record time

Great Britain's Richard Whitehead.
Great Britain's Richard Whitehead. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Richard Whitehead has won Britain's second gold medal of the day in the men's 200m T42 final in front of a capacity crowd at London's Olympic Stadium.

He finished in a new world record time of 24:38 seconds.

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