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Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games: Highlights of Day 9

Women in wheelchair celebrating her victory in wheelchair fencing
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The Paralympic Games have begun with a total of 12 competition days. Check here for highlights from each day of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Marcel Hug wins third gold medal

Marcel Hug from Switzerland claims a gold medal, his third at the Games in the T54 800 race.

Nemati wins gold in women’s individual recurve open
Archer Zahra Nemati from Iran has defended her Rio 2016 title after beating Italy’s Vincenza Petrilli 6-5 in the women’s individual recurve gold medal match.

New World record in Swimming
Yuyan Jian from China has smashed the world record by eight-seconds in the final of the women’s 400m freestyle S6, setting a new time of 5:04.57 to win gold.

Italy win cycling H1-5 team relay gold y
Italy’s Paolo Cecchetto, Luca Mazzone and Diego Colombari win the road race H1-5 team relay finals at the Fuji International Speedway.

China’s women’s team win C1-3 gold
China defeat South Korea in straight matches to win the women’s team C1-3 gold medal.

Kunieda into wheelchair tennis finals
Japan’s Shingo Kunieda beat Great Britain’s Gordon Reid 6-3 6-2 to earn a spot into the men’s wheelchair singles finals.

Safia Djelal wins gold in shot put
Algeria’s Safia Djelal clinched her first gold medal in the women’s shot put F57 finals.

Sarah Storey wins her 17th gold medal
Sarah Storey from Great Britain won her 17th gold medal in para cycling C4-5 road race today at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Wen wins gold with world record
China’s Wen Xiaoyan breaks the world record in the women’s T37 100m for a third gold medal at Tokyo 2020.

Vladyslav Zahrebelnyi wins gold medal in the men’s T37 long jump
Ukraine’s Vladyslav Zahrebelnyi takes the gold medal in the men’s T37 long jump final (6.59m).

Thailand beat France in football-5-a-side
France was defeated by Thailand in the play-off for 7th and 8th place.

New World Record in swimming
Australia’s William Martin has broken his own world record in the men’s 100m butterfly S9.

Morocco’s Abdeslam Hili breaks men’s T12 400m world record
Hili breaks his own world record in the men’s T12 400m in a time of 47.59 to win the first athletics gold.

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