Tokyo Paralympics: Hannah Cockroft wins seventh gold, Charlotte Henshaw and Laura Sugar triumph

Kare Adenegan and Hannah Cockroft hold aloft British flags


Hannah Cockroft (right) defended her title from Rio 2016 with Kare Adenegan (left) winning silver
Venue: Tokyo, Japan Dates: 24 August-5 September Time in Tokyo: BST +8
Coverage: Follow on Radio 5 Live and on the BBC Sport website

Hannah Cockroft secured her seventh Paralympic gold medal with a dominant win in the T34 800m, the first of three British titles on day 11 in Tokyo.

Cockroft set a new Paralympic record as British team-mate Kare Adenegan took silver, almost 11 seconds behind.

In another British one-two, Charlotte Henshaw won KL2 200m Para-canoe gold, with Emma Wiggs clinching silver.

Another gold soon followed in Para-canoe, with Laura Sugar becoming KL3 champion.

Stuart Wood, making his Paralympic debut in Tokyo, won bronze in a tight finish in the VL3 200m final.

Elsewhere, Zak Skinner missed out on a medal in the T13 long jump by an agonising two centimetres, knocked out of bronze position on the final jump by American Isaac Jean-Paul.

Dan Bethell is guaranteed at least a…