Jonnie Peacock: 'Wonder if what happened tonight will ever sink in?'

British teenager Jonnie Peacock sealed his status as the fastest amputee in the world by upstaging Oscar Pistorius in the biggest race of the Paralympics tonight.

He took to Twitter on his way back to the athletes' village to express his gratitude to the crowd:

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Just on the way back to the village now and i want to say thank you soooo much to everyone who has helped to get me to where i am today!!!

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I also want to say thankyou to the crowd who were absoloutly amazing!! You guys have made the games!! #proudtobebritish

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Peacock gold sets 100m record

Britain's Jonnie Peacock has stormed to victory in the men's T44 100m final. The 19-year-old from Cambridge clinched gold in record time, in 10.90 seconds.