Paralympics day three: Malaysians make history, US Army sergeant wins gold

Paralympics day three: Malaysians make history, US Army sergeant wins gold

Paralympics day three: Malaysians make history, US Army sergeant wins gold

She switched to rowing in 2013 and now has three Paralympic medals across two sports, adding to the hand-cycling time trial gold she won in Beijing in 2008 and bronze at London 2012.

The Netherlands' Alyda Norbruis sets a world record with 36.908 seconds to take the gold in the veldrome.

The 22-year-old Ukrainian clocked 27.64 seconds to win the silver medal while 18-year-old Carlos Serrano Zarate of Colombia bagged the bronze medal with a registered time of 28.60.

Hannah Cockroft and Kadeena Cox have pushed Paralympics GB's gold medal count to 15 after winning in Rio.

"It's awesome [being on the same team as Storey]".

Her words were echoed by team-mate Rachel Morris, another Briton to reach the top in two different para sports.

"It feels so unbelievable", Meyers told the media after her win.

Inspired by Simmonds' gold medal at London 2012, Robinson, 15, made a decision to take up swimming at her local club in Northampton.

"What I really want to do in the future", she said, "is be an advocate and role model to those with a disability".

The 19-year-old from Chester threw a personal best of 12.94 metres as Ewa Durska of Poland won with a world record of 13.94m.

Her time of 17.43 seconds resulted in the 24-year-old from Halifax setting a new Paralympic record.

In the following final, the T33 100m, Toby Gold took silver and Andrew Small bronze.

"The water is not as quick as we were expecting but we went out hard and tried to hold everyone off".

The US Army sergeant captured the hearts of millions by returning her 2016 Invictus Games gold medal to the British hospital that saved her life. I take all of those qualities, in and out of the pool, wherever I go.

Neil Fachie and Pete Mitchell took silver in the men's tandem B 1000m time trial, only being beaten by a world record time from the Dutch pair.

"Stroh has played superbly and beaten a lot of good players".

Double Rio gold-medallist Jody Cundy said the team got it all right in Rio: "After four years ago, that was probably the lowest I've ever been; this is probably the highest I've ever been".

Yang led the final from start to finish, ending with 198.2 points, to beat South Korean rival Lee Ju Hee by just 2.6 points.

"I'm the fastest pursuiter out there and I've been beaten by the sprinters which is how it should be".

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