Ellie Simmonds says Tokyo video games will likely be her final
Nice Britain’s Dame Sarah Storey made historical past on day 9 of the Paralympics by successful a seventeenth Paralympic gold medal to turn into the nation’s outright most profitable para athlete of all time.
Storey had trailed veteran German Kerstin Brachtendorf by 75 seconds at one stage of the C4-5 street race on the rain-soaked Fuji Worldwide Speedway however underlined her class to grab glory.
The 43-year-old – whose first 5 golds got here within the pool, starting at Barcelona ’92 – has now gained all 13 bike occasions entered relationship again to her Video games debut on two wheels in Beijing in 2008.
Elsewhere, swimming legend Ellie Simmonds has introduced her retirement from Paralympic Video games after she completed fifth within the S6 400m freestyle. “I feel that’s my final competitors,” she stated after the race. “To go to 4 Paralympic video games, together with a house video games and to return away with eight Paralympic medals and being a part of that Paralympic motion as effectively. So I feel for me, sure, that is going to be my final.” Observe all the most recent updates from Tokyo:
What does the medal desk appear to be?
ParalympicsGB have as soon as once more been having fun with a gold rush in Tokyo as their success sees them stay in second place, behind China.
The RPC had overtaken GB within the desk earlier as we speak however Bethany Firth’s gold within the ladies’s S14 100m backstroke pushed Britain again into second place.
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Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 14:03
Daniel Pembroke wins javelin gold
What a placing efficiency from GB’s Daniel Pembroke to take gold within the F13 javelin remaining.
He was dominant within the occasion and was many metres away from his rivals as he takes GB’s first F13 javelin medal.
He threw a Paralympic document of 69.52 to say first spot with Iran’s Ali Pirouj successful silver with 64.30 and Spain’s Hector Cabrera Llacer bagging bronze with 61.13.
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 13:45
A glance again on as we speak
As day 9 of the Video games winds down, we have now mirrored on what a momentous day it has been for ParalympicsGB.
Sarah Storey gained her seventeenth gold medal to turn into GB’s most embellished Paralympian and Ben Watson claimed his second gold of the Video games!
Daniel Pembroke continues to be in motion within the javelin remaining, with updates to return, however right here’s a glance again on the biking.
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 13:40
Sophie Kamlish qualifies for girls’s T64 100m
Britain’s Sophie Kamlish has certified for the ladies’s T64 100m remaining, which can happen tomorrow, with automated qualification in her warmth.
She got here third in her race earlier as we speak to compete within the remaining.
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 13:25
Pembroke main javelin remaining
GB’s Daniel Pembroke is main the F13 javelin remaining after three makes an attempt with a throw of 69.52, a Paralympic document!
Their will likely be three extra makes an attempt for every para-athlete along with his closest competitors being Spain’s Hector Cabrera Llacer throwing 61.13.
Pembroke is miles forward of the remainder of the sphere in the intervening time!
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 13:23
Hug wins males’s T54 800m
Switzerland’s Marcel Hug has claimed his third gold of this Video games with a powerful race within the males’s T54 800m.
He already had gold within the 1500m and 5000m.
China’s Yungiang Dai wook silver and Thailand’s Saichon Konjen gained bronze.
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 12:40
A glance again at Simmonds’ profession
Ellie Simmonds appeared to announce her retirement from para-swimming, saying Tokyo is prone to be her final Video games.
We now have taken a glance again at her unbelievable profession, inspiring so many to become involved within the sport.
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 12:29
Dan Greaves wins bronze in F64 discus
ParalympicsGB’s Dan Greaves has turn into the primary British para-athlete to win an athletics medal at six consecutive Video games.
He gained bronze with a 53.56m throw within the F64 discus with the USA’s Jeremy Campbell successful bronze with 60.22m and Croatia’s Ivan Katanusic claiming silver with 55.06.
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 12:16
USA win gold in ladies’s 4x100m medley
The USA have claimed gold within the ladies’s 4x100m medley in a spectacular race!
The USA led within the first 100m with GB out of sight however the GB out their quick swimmers as their final two to compete.
Spain did effectively within the second 100m to take the lead and the lead modified once more within the third 100m as Australia have been then forward. An unbelievable end noticed the RPC appear to be they have been going to win however the USA stole it on the demise!
The RPC have been second with Australia third, GB end fourth.
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 12:08
Again to the pool…
Ladies’s 4x100m medley relay to return in just some minutes.
GB are on this one with Stephanie Millward, Maisie Summers-Newton, Toni Shaw and Zara Mullooly
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 12:02