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ParalympicsGB athletes leave Rio with an impressive medal haul

There were 119 medallists from the ParalympicsGB team. Credit: PA

The Rio 2016 party may be over but ParalympicsGB's athletes are still celebrating an impressive medal haul, which includes 64 gold medals.

After 11 days of competition, the team finished second on the medal table to China, after a flurry of medals which saw them win 147 in total.

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gold medals
39
silver medals
44
bronze medals

Here is a look back at some of the highlights from the Games.

  • Dame Sarah Storey: Britain's most decorated female Paralympian
Dame Sarah Storey won her 14th gold medal of her career in Rio. Credit: PA

Dame Sarah Storey won three golds at the Rio Paralympics, surpassing former wheelchair racer Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson as Britain's most decorated female Paralympian.

Her victories came in the women's road C4/C5 race, C5 three-kilometres individual pursuit and C5 time trial.

Speaking to ITV News, after her individual pursuit victory, Storey said: "After London everyone thought I should retire on a high but I knew I could still go faster and today's proved that."

  • Peacock reigns supreme in 100m final
Johnnie Peacock successfully defended the 100m title he won at London 2012. Credit: PA

Johnnie Peacock only competed in one event this time round and he made it count, winning the T44 100m title in a time of 10.81 seconds.

Afterwards, the 23-year-old described the result as "unbelievable".

"I've always said that nothing's ever going to top London as a personal achievement. But Rio as a sporting achievement is so much greater".

  • Kadeena Cox's historic first
Kadeena Cox won four medals in Rio, including two golds. Credit: PA

Kadeena Cox became the first Briton in 28 years to win medals in two sports at the same Paralympics.

The 25-year-old, claimed victory in the C4/C5 500 metres time-trial on the cycling track, just 24 hours after claiming T38 100 metres bronze in athletics.

Kadeena Cox on her way to winning gold in the cycling time-trial final. Credit: PA

Cox, who has multiple sclerosis, said: "When I was diagnosed with my condition I sat in my hospital bed and decided I wanted to go to Rio. That was what I was going to do.

"To be here and to have won medals and to do it in the fashion that I've done it is just amazing.

  • Schoolgirl Ellie Robinson takes gold
A visibly shocked Ellie after her victory in the pool. Credit: Pa

Fifteen-year-old Ellie Robinson, who has achondroplasia (dwarfism), was a surprise winner when she stormed the women's S6 50m butterfly final, setting a Paralympics record in the process with a time of 35.58 seconds.

  • Cockroft wins second title after racing chair mishap

On day 7 of the Games, wheelchair racer Hannah Cockroft won her second gold in the T34 400m.

Her victory came after despite mishap with her racing chair, when the bus driver tripped over it in transit and bent the front forks the wrong way.

Hannah also set a new world record in Rio when she took gold in the T34 100m.

Hannah Cockroft wins the Women's 400 metres T34 final. Credit: PA
  • Pearson wins 11th Paralympic equestrian gold medal
Lee Pearson was inspired to compete in para-equestrian dressage after watching the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics. Credit: PA

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

  • Britain's medal haul their third highest in Paralympic Games' history

Britain's medal haul was their third highest in the history of the Paralympic Games, which formally began in 1960 in Rome.

In 1984, Britain won 107 golds at the New York/Stoke Mandeville Games of and 65 at the 1988 Seoul Paralympics.

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ParalympicsGB team members won medals, 44 were multi-medallists
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British women won three gold medals
Bethany Firth after winning gold in the Women's 100m Backstroke S14 Final Credit: PA
  • Kindred's spirit results in gold pool win after disqualification drama
Sascha Kindred set a world record in the men's SM6 200m medley. Credit: PA

Sascha Kindred had a rollercoaster day before he won his seventh gold and 13th medal at his sixth and final Paralympics.

He also set a world record after clocking a time of 2:38.47.

The 38-year-old has been reinstated after an appeal against his initial disqualification and won the SM6 200m individual medley.

  • The golden sports

The 11 gold medal-winning sports were archery, athletics, boccia, cycling, canoeing, equestrian, rowing, swimming, table tennis, triathlon and wheelchair tennis.