Sarah Storey: I need to be one of the best model of me at Paralympics
Great Britain’s Dame Sarah Storey made historical past on day 9 of the Paralympics by profitable a seventeenth Paralympic gold medal to change 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 highway race on the rain-soaked Fuji International Speedway but underlined her class to snatch glory.
The 43-year-old – whose first 5 golds got here within the pool, starting at Barcelona ’92 – has now received all 13 bike occasions entered courting again to her Games debut on two wheels in Beijing in 2008.
Elsewhere, swimming legend Ellie Simmonds has announced her retirement from Paralympic Games after she completed fifth within the S6 400m freestyle. “I think that is my last competition,” she stated after the race. “To go to four Paralympic games, including a home games and to come away with eight Paralympic medals and being part of that Paralympic movement as well. So I think for me, yes, this is going to be my last.” Follow all the newest updates from Tokyo:
GB assure ladies’s doubles wheelchair tennis medal
ParalympicsGB’s Jordanne Whiley and Lucy Shuker have defeated China’s Zhenzhen Zhu and Ziying Wang in straight units, 6-4, 6-2.
This means the pair are via to the ladies’s doubles wheelchair tennis gold medal match the place they may face the Netherlands’ Diede de Groot and Aniek van Koot.
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 11:55
Greaves might obtain file
If Dan Greaves maintains his third place he’ll change into the primary ParalympicsGB star to win an athletics medal in six Games!
He is in third after a 53.56 throw with two makes an attempt left to go, the USA’s Jeremy Campbell stays in pole place.
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 11:50
Schaer claims the ladies’s T54 400m
Switzerland’s Manuela Schaer has received gold within the ladies’s T54 400m in a detailed race.
USA’s Cheri Madsen claimed silver and China’s Zhaoqian Zhou took bronze.
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 11:45
Sammi Kinghorn wins silver in ladies’s T53 closing
ParalympicsGb’s Sammi Kinghorn has received silver within the ladies’s T53 closing.
Switzerland’s Catherine Debrunner received gold and China’s Hongzhuan Zhou with bronze.
Kinghorn began effectively within the pouring rain to be in medal competition on the midway level. Debrunner pulled away within the closing stretch however Zhou began to shut on Kinghorn.
The Brit did sufficient to remain second so as to add to her bronze from yesterday!
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 11:35
F64 discus underway!
The F64 discus closing has began and GB’s Dan Greaves competes.
He has up to now posted a throw of 51.79m to be in fourth place with the USA’s Jeremy Campbell main the sector with 60.22m.
There’s a protracted solution to go on this one but and so Greaves has the chance to medal.
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 11:24
Simmonds disqualification overturned!
Amazing information for Ellie Simmonds as her disqualification has been overturned!
Her closing race on the Paralympics sees her end fifth, nice information for one in every of ParalympicsGB’s greatest.
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 11:12
Simmonds interesting disqualification
GB’s Ellie Simmonds is known to be interesting her disqualification from the S6 400m freestyle.
The causes behind her disqualification, after she completed fifth within the race, haven’t change into clear however the ending to this Games can be heart-breaking for the star if the attraction isn’t profitable as she seemingly introduced her retirement.
Read the complete story as we all know it up to now right here:
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 11:11
Athletics occasions up subsequent…
The previous couple of hours might have been dominated by the pool however we now take a spotlight within the athletics.
GB’s Dan Greaves is within the F64 discus closing from 11.04am BST with rolling updates to return.
Sammi Kinghorn is in T53 400m closing at 11.41am BST and Dan Pembroke is within the F13 javelin closing at 12.26am BST.
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 11:00
GB take first set in wheelchair ladies’s doubles tennis
ParalympicsGB’s Jordanne Whiley and Lucy Shuker have performed brilliantly to take the primary set within the ladies’s doubles 6-4.
China’s Zhenzhen Zhu and Ziying Wang got here again to 5-4 within the set however couldn’t do sufficient to say the primary set!
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 10:51
Dunn ‘pleased’ with Tokyo efficiency
Reece Dunn has spoken after profitable bronze within the males’s S14 100m backstroke, saying he’s ‘pleased’ along with his performances in Tokyo.
He has additionally set world information and received three golds.
Dunn informed Channel 4: “I’m very pleased. I think I equalled my personal best as well. It’s been a long two weeks. I’m a bit tired but a it’s been a solid week.
“I couldn’t really see anything – just the ceiling! With the ceiling being so high, it felt like the race went on forever. It’s my birthday in two weeks’ time, and my girlfriend’s too, so it’ll be a big celebration.”
Sarah Rendell2 September 2021 10:46