东京 2021 Paralympics live: Latest results and medal table
As day three of Paralympics begins with athletics, track and field events, Britain’s Kadeena Cox has won gold with a stunning world-record ride in Tokyo. She went on to defend her title in C4-5 500m time trial.
Jaco van Gass clinched his second medal of the Games with bronze in the C1-3 1000m time trial and both, sprinter Maria Lyle and powerlifter Olivia Broome won bronze for Great Britain.
同时, Reece Dunn broke his own world record to win S14 200m freestyle backstroke gold, moments after GB teammate Hannah Russell retained her S12 100m backstroke title.
China gave some power packed performances with Xia Zhou finishing in world record time in women’s T35 and Dong Feixia winning gold in discus.
Great Britain has retained second place in the medal table as day three continues. British Paralympians have so far won 26 medals, only behind China’s 39 medal haul.
On day two Team GB won Paralympic cycling gold on the track after Jaco van Gass stormed to the C3 3,000m individual pursuit title. Teammate Fin Graham took the silver.
早些时候, Jody Cundy grabbed silver in C4-5 1,000m to become the first man to win medals at seven separate Paralympics. Spain’s Alfonso Cabello Llamas took gold in a new world record time.
There was also golden success for GB in the pool where swimmer Tully Kearney smashed the world record to claim S5 100m freestyle gold before Maisie Summers-Newton also set a new world best to win the SM6 200m individual medley title. Later, Paralympic veteran Lee Pearson won a 12th gold medal of his glittering career claiming victory in the Grade II individual test with teammate Georgia Wilson third while Piers Gilliver won gold in the men’s individual epee fencing.
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Superb day for Team GB
It’s been another sensational day for Team GB at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Absolutely sensational stuff from all involved. Medals being won at a staggering rate.
Polish track cyclist Marcin Polak tests positive for banned blood booster EPO
Polish track cyclist Marcin Polak has tested positive for the banned blood booster EPO.
The 38-year-old claimed the bronze medal in the B 4000m individual pursuit on Wednesday and was due to tackle the B 1000m time trial on Saturday.
The UCI – cycling’s governing body – have said a disciplinary panel will decide what happens to the bronze medal he has already won.
Paralympics athletics codes explained: T12, T35, T38 and more
The Olympic Stadium in Tokyo will play host to more moments of sporting drama when the Paralympic Games begin on 25 August following the opening ceremony.
The para athletics events will be held at the Olympic Stadium from 27 August with a packed schedule of heats and finals across both track and field events through until the final day of the Games on 3 九月.
Like all sports at the Paralympics, para athletics uses classification to place athletes into categories based on the impact of their impairment. The codes used to display the classification are made up by a prefix and a number.
Find out all you need to know through our extensive article below.
What do the Paralympics athletics T codes mean?
When are the track and field events taking place in Tokyo?
The Paralympic Games kicked off in Tokyo on Tuesday 24 August and runs until Sunday 5 九月, picking up the baton from an Olympics that proved the doubters wrong and enthralled spectators across the world.
An estimated 4,350 athletes from 160 countries will take part in 539 events across 22 sports in 21 venues in Japan, beginning with an exciting schedule of track cycling, swimming and wheelchair fencing already having taken place on day one.
Below is a complete list of all the track, road and field events scheduled for the upcoming Games, all of which will take place at the Olympic Stadium in the Japanese capital with two sessions taking place on several days between 27 August and 5 September with so much to cram in.
Paralympics athletics schedule
Bolt ‘impressed and inspired’ by Paralympic athletes
The big man Usain Bolt getting involved in the Paralympic Games this morning.
The eight-time Olympic gold medallist posted: “Always so impressed and inspired by the courage of @Paralympics athletes.”
Team GB take bronze in wheelchair fencing
Piers Gilliver, Dimitri Coutya and Oliver Lam-Watson have won bronze in the wheelchair fencing men’s epee team competition.
The GB trio defeated Ukraine 45-38 to secure the medal, which is Gilliver and Coutya’s second of the Games following Gilliver’s gold in class A and Coutya’s bronze in class B.
Firth and Applegate take silver and bronze
A Team GB double. Not the gold medal but a silver and bronze is almost as good when it comes to the country’s fortunes.
A look of utter disbelief after the race finished.
Applegate on her bronze medal
And Jessica-Jane Applegate is ecstatic after securing a medal at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, finishing behind her teammate Bethany Firth.
“I came out with the mission of getting that medal. I can’t describe the pain I was in that last 50m but I wasn’t going to let that go to anyone else,” she told Channel 4.
“To be able to pick up my first medal of this Games after what I have been through.
“I want to dedicate this to my friends and family and coach – I would not have been here without them.
“I have phoned my coach crying many times and I am just so grateful that he has been able to help me with so many things.”
Firth on silver medal Women’s S14 200m freestyle
Bethany Firth has reacted to winning silver in the Women’s S14 200m freestyle. She failed in her attempt to defend the Olympic title she won in Rio, but is still rightfully proud of her silver medal.
She told Channel 4: “It was a really good race, I love when races are so close.
“Unfortunately I didn’t get the touch but after the year I’ve had I’m so happy with that.
“I basically got a kids paddling pool and a bungee rope [to train with in lockdown], so it was a challenge in the Northern Ireland weather.”
Silver and bronze in the Women’s S14 200m freestyle
Two medals in one race!