Paralympics: Day Three



Ellie Robinson now. She was so sweet after winning gold yesterday. Only 15 years old.

Oh she is good! The Ukrainian world record holder won by a fingertip from Robinson. 34.99 was a British record too.

Cycling time now. Women's C1-2-3 500m TT. Megan Giglia will be going for her second gold on the track.

Jaimie Whitmore has just set the fastest time so far for USA - 43.961 for her 2 lap effort. The times are factored as this C1-2-3 category includes a range of abilities.

With factoring Colombian Munivar sets a new fastest time, cycling with one leg. Incredible. 43.266 to beat for Megan.

Smashed it with a new World Record! 41.252 Fantastic stuff from Megan Giglia!

Ah, Zeng of China has just beaten it with a factored time of 41.114. Giglia now in silver medal position with 4 still to ride.

Allison Jones (USA) goes into 3rd place behind Giglia. Song (CHN) is having trouble with the starting gate. Sorted now. And posts a new fastest time. 40.020

Amanda Read (AUS) sets a new Paralympic record of 37.581 to push Giglia out of the medals.

News from the PT4 triathlon is that George Peasgood is leading after the first bike lap.