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Inspired, Dazzled, Moved - part 10

China won four gold medals on the penultimate day of competition. EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

Day 10 was the penultimate day of competition at the Paralympic Games. There were 56 medal events in nine sports. At the end of the day 497 out of the 503 medals events at the Games had been completed.

China was in the final of all four remaining team events in Table Tennis and won four gold medals. Oscar Pistorius won the T44 400m in a Paralympic Record time. Brazil won the gold medal in the 5-a-side Football. Bosnia and Herzegov won the Men’s Sitting Volleyball final.

Australia won eight medals on Day 10. Evan O'Hanlon (T38 200m) and Prue Watt (SB13 Breastroke) were gold medallists. Rheed McCracken (T34 100m), Angie Ballard (T53 400m) and the Gliders Men’s Basketball team won silver medals. There were three bronze medals too: Georgia Beikoff (Javelin F37/38); the Men’s 4x400m T53/54 Relay; and the Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay team.

Evan won his event in a World Record time and Prue her race in an Oceania Record time.

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