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2016 Rio Paralympics: Chinese wins men's 200m freestyle S3 in 3:09.04


09-16-2016 12:54 BJT

Full coverage: 2016 Rio Paralympic Games

China were sitting on top of the podium and would look to add to their medal, thanks to Huang Wenpan, who would have a record-breaking day in the pool.

In the men's 200m freestyle S3 category, China's Huang Wenpan is chasing his fourth gold at the Games. The 21-year-old would touch the wall in three minutes and 9.04 seconds, beating Ukraine's Dmytro Vynohradets by 73-one-hundredths of a second.

On the women's side, China's Xu Jialing beats Spain's Sarai Gascon by 10-one-hundredths of a second to win the 100m butterfly S9 final. Xu turned 14 last month and is one of the youngest gold medallists at the Rio Paralympics.

In track and field, China set a new world record to win gold in the women's four by 100 meters T35-38 final. The Chinese team cross the line in 50.81 seconds to eclipse the previous record of 51.63 seconds set by Britain in June. Britain took silver.

In the women's shot put F35 final, China's Wang Jun registers a best effort of 13.91 meters to set a new world record. The 26-year-old takes the gold medal, Ukraine's Mariia Pomazan silver.

China face Hong Kong in the women's epee team event. Zou Xufeng helps China seal the victory 45-35. They grab the seventh wheelchair fencing gold medal in Rio. Hungary beat Poland 45-44 in the bronze medal match.

In football five-a-side, China face Brazil in one semi-final. Wang Yafeng's goal gives China a 1-0 lead midway through the first half. But Jefinho equalizes in style to make it 1-all at half-time. The Paralympic Pele scores the go-ahead for the hosts in the second half. 2-1 would be the final score as Brazil knock out China to reach the final.

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