Britain's Hollie Arnold has won gold in the F46 javelin in Rio.
The 22-year-old from Lincolnshire won with a world-record throw of 43.01 metres.
Welsh champion thrower Aled Davies has won gold in the F42 shot-put event at the Paralympic Games in Rio.
The 25-year-old took bronze in the event four years ago and had spoken of his desire to upgrade his medal this time around.
It means another gold for the Bridgend thrower, who also took top spot in the F42 discus at the London Games.
Wales' Aled Davies is to make his Rio 2016 debut today as he sets his sights on gold in the F42 shot put.
The Bridgend born athlete is looking to build on his London 2012 success where he won a gold medal in the F42 discus, and a bronze in the F42 shot put.
Davies faced disappointment when it was announced that could not defend his F42 discus title which is not part of the Rio programme, but he remains favourite for the F42 shot put crown.
Flintshire's Sabrina Fortune has become the first Welsh athlete to win a medal at the Rio Paralympics.
The 19-year-old was competing in the women's shotput F20 Final.
She managed to clinch the bronze medal with a distance of 12.94m.
The 2016 Paralympics get underway tonight in Rio, with twenty-six Welsh athletes hoping to keep up a proud history of success.Read the full story ›
The First Minister has wished luck to the 26 Welsh athletes taking part in the 2016 Paralympic games.
Carwyn Jones said: “Wales will be well represented at the Paralympics in Rio over the next fortnight as we are again punching above our weight, with our athletes making up 10 per cent of ParalympicsGB.
"After the success of Welsh competitors in so many events at the Olympics, it is great to see the breadth of events, from Archery and Athletics to Fencing and Wheelchair Rugby, in which our athletes are taking part.
“Pob lwc to all the Welsh stars and ParalympicsGB – the whole country is behind you and looking forward to another great performance!”
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Phil Bousfield says his ultimate achievement would be to see the sport of wheelchair boxing in the next Paralympic games.Read the full story ›
A former paralympian from Wales who survived breast cancer twice and a motorbike accident that left her paralysed is being honoured by the Prime Minister.
Melanie Davies will be presented with the Point of Light Award by David Cameron for her work improving the lives of others with disabilities.
The award recognises outstanding contribution and service to the community.