Sarah Storey wins Paralympics GB's 60th gold medal

Besides the time trial, where Great Britain has two spots, if selected she would also take part in the road race, with Lizzie Armitstead looking to defend the title she won in Richmond, Virginia past year.

James Fox - a former Jack Hunt School pupil - is one of a number of athletes from the Peterborough area who contributed to Paralympics GB's medal rush this week in Rio when he was part of the successful coxed fours team that took gold on Sunday. Weggemann endured seven races over the 10-day span, making the finals in the 100 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 100 butterfly and 200 individual medley, placing fifth in the 100 breaststroke as well as the 200 individual medley.

Kenya's Nancy Koech took silver in 4:42.12 and Colombia's Maritza Arango Buitrago bronze in 4:45.33.

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By the end, officials said Saturday, they had sold 2.1 million tickets - less than London in 2012 but more than Beijing four years earlier.

The riders from the Netherlands and combination of Rodriguez and Bertoli had too much for the British pair in the closing stages, taking gold and silver respectively, as Bate and Duggleby held off Gonzalez Garcia and Martin to claim bronze.

Mi, who was born with cerebral palsy, has also won silver in both the javelin F37 and shot put F37 at the Rio Games.

After Hynd won in a world record of 2mins 20.01secs, Steph Millward finished second in the corresponding women's event. Podkoscielna finished a minute ahead of the rest of the field in 1:58.02.

The triumphant Team Nigeria Paralympic athletes on Sunday arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to a heroic welcome from hundreds of posters-bearing Nigerians to commend their podium performance at the just-concluded 2016 Rio Brazil Paralympic Games. In the 400m T13 Nantenin Keita won gold for France in a time of 55.78.

Two of China's team victories came in table tennis and the other in wheelchair fencing. Australia's Kurt Fearnley took silver and South Korea's Kim Gyu-dae settled for bronze.

13. Canoeist Anne Dickins punches the air as she wins the women's KL3 Final. He claimed a bronze medal in the men's 100 backstroke.

"People say it's no different for mums than for dads but I think it is". The 33-year-old threw 14.42 meters to beat Poland's Janusz Rokicki by 0.16m.

London's Games were also significant.

All three medals went to British archers when Vicky Jenkins won the bronze medal match by one point.

Britain won 65 gold medals at the Seoul Paralympics 28 years ago. China kept the medals coming, with Hongzhuan Zhou winning the 800m T52/53 for her third gold of the Games in a new world record time of 1:47.45.