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  1. Simmonds defends SM6 200m title in world record time
  2. Kindred wins 13th Paralympic medal in SM6 200m medley
  3. Rodgers' success comes in the S7 50m butterfly
  4. Archery silver for Stubbs & Grinham in mixed team compound & Broom-Edwards in high jump
  5. Will Bayley and Aled Davies won gold in afternoon session
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By Caroline Chapman and Nate Williams

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What a day that was! Five golds and two silvers for ParalympicsGB, to take their total up to 63 going into day six.

There's so much more to come on Tuesday, too, with the peerless Ellie Simmonds going again in the pool and David Weir looking for his third consecutive 1500m title.

Join us back here on Sportsday from 08:00 BST for all the drama. Goodnight!

Ellie Simmonds
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Wheelchair Tennis

Jordanne Whiley/ Lucy Shuker in women's doubles semi finals

An update from the tennis centre before we leave you...

Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett progressed to the men's doubles semi-finals earlier with a straight sets win over Spain. 

But their female counterparts Jordanne Whiley and Lucy Shuker are one set and 4-3 down against the Netherlands Jiske Griffoen and Aniek van Koot. 

On court later, Britain's Andy Lapthorne takes on American David Wagner in the men's quad singles semi-finals. 

Hewett's on form

Wheelchair Tennis

I won my match against the world no.4 in a long exhausting 3 sets. Tomorrow I'll play my QF against the 7th seed 🇬🇧🎾

I won my match against the world no.4 in a long exhausting 3 sets. Tomorrow I'll play my QF against the 7th seed 🇬🇧🎾

Dodging rubbish and airport noise

Paralympic Sailing

Nick Marshall McCormack

World Service reporter

Two races down, nine to go. 

London gold medalist, Great Britain's Helena Lucas, leads after day one in the 2.4MR class on the Paralympic sailing course. She told me dodging rubbish on the course is hard work but the jet turbulence from the nearby airport makes picking your course to steer extremely hard!

Helena Lucas

Super Sascha Kindred


Elizabeth Hudson

BBC Sport's Paralympics reporter in Rio

Sascha Kindred has been an inspiration to so many on the British Paralympic team over the years, among them BBC Radio 5 Live reporter Kate Grey and she was one of the first to interview him after his gold medal and world record swim here tonight.

"Sascha was always the person you went to on the squad in order to get some advice on your swimming or how to deal with the pressure and he helped anyone who asked," she told me afterwards.

"He is a rock-solid figure and the ultimate professional. Any young swimmer should aspire to be like him because he does it right."

Kate Grey with Sascha Kindred
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GB's Mullen finishes fifth

Men's S5 50m freestyle

Graham Edmunds

Paralympic swimming gold medal winner on BBC Radio 5 live

I call him the warrior because he's always fighting, he always wants to win and you cannot teach that. 

He'll be disappointed but he'll be back determined to fight for a win here. 

Gold medal - Daniel Dias

Men's S5 50m freestyle

The crowd are going crazy for their home boy!

Daniel Dias of Brazil is now an 11-time Paralympic gold medalist. He wins the S5 50m freestyle in 32.78 seconds.

Thanh Thung Vo of Vietnam claims silver, the USA's Roy Perkins picks up bronze while GB's Andrew Mullen comes in fifth.

'I couldn't believe I'd won' - Rodgers

Susie Rodgers wins S7 50m freestyle gold

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Susie Rodgers speaking to BBC's Kate Grey on Radio 5 live: "The whole experience has been unbelievable. I won't be able to come down. I won't be able to sleep. 

"I couldn't believe it and I think you could tell by the look on my face. But I knew it was in there somewhere because me and my coach have been working on it. 

"I was ill for six weeks, in and out of hospital, so I thought I really never could win. That's horrible to say but I really couldn't believe I could win it. 

"I'm looking forward to being on the podium later. I'm going to love every minute of it." 

The best 20 minutes ever!

The best TWENTY minutes of #swimming I have ever seen. Thank you @SashKindred @EllieSimmonds1 AND @Susie_Rodgers... WOW!!!! @BBCSport

Up next for GB is Andrew Mullen in the men's S5 50m freestyle. Could they get another one?!

Pure disbelief

OMG SUSIE RODGERS! Paralympic S7 50m butterfly champion & she cannot believe it! Her 1st ever Paralympic #gold at 33
OMG SUSIE RODGERS! Paralympic S7 50m butterfly champion & she cannot believe it! Her 1st ever Paralympic #gold at 33

OMG SUSIE RODGERS! Paralympic S7 50m butterfly champion & she cannot believe it! Her 1st ever Paralympic #gold at 33

'Did that just happen?!'

GB's Susie Rodgers wins S7 50m butterfly

Susie Rodgers

Paralympic champion Susie Rodgers has just given a brilliant interview to Channel 4.

"Did that just happen?" said the Briton. "I literally can't believe it. I'm in actual shock.

"I didn't know where I was or where everyone else was. I didn't know I could go that quick. 

"It proves at the age of 33, you can pull it out the bag when you have to. 

"My job is done! Oh, it's not. I've got more races."

Gold medal- Susie Rodgers

Women's S7 50m butterfly

Susie Rodgers
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As if two gold medals wasn't enough. Susie Rodgers completes a hat trick of golds for ParalympicsGB in the pool. 

Australia's Nikita Howarth leads for the first 25m but it's Rodgers who finds phenomenal strength to edge in front and take the gold in 35.07 seconds. 

American Cortney Jordan also overtakes Howarth to take silver in 35.46 with Howarth forced back into bronze. 

Where did Rodgers find that energy in the last part of a sprint? Incredible. And the look on her face says she can't quite believe what she has done. 

GB's golden girl

Simmonds wins SM6 200m medley

Watch and admire the brilliance of Ellie Simmonds...

Ellie Simmonds defends her title from London in a world record time

Third gold for Pascoe


New Zealand's Sophie Pascoe is being interviewed underneath the stand as team-mate Cameron Leslie is presented with his SM4 150m medley gold medal poolside.

Pascoe is one of her country's sporting superstars and the gold in the S10 100m butterfly is her third title in Rio and her ninth overall.

It hasn't been the easiest of times for the Kiwi whose friend and training partner Hayley Edmond died from cancer earlier this month.

Kate Grey with Sophie Pascoe
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Simmonds wins gold

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Christophe Talbotski: Beijing, London, Rio. What a fantastic performance, sub-3 minutes as well. Inspirational. Anything Bolt can do...

Emotions run high at the Aquatics Stadium

Paralympic swimming

Elizabeth Hudson

BBC Sport's Paralympics reporter in Rio

Kindred & Simmonds

That was an emotion-packed 10 minutes of swimming at the Aquatics Stadium and if we see the likes of it again here in Rio, we'll be lucky.

First of all, the veteran of the swim team Sascha Kindred pushed every inch of his 38-year-old body to the absolute limit for his seventh Paralympic gold - 16 years after his first one - and in a new world record time.

This is a man who is at least 10 years older than his rivals and who had found himself first disqualified and then reinstated into the SM6 200m medley final.

Then the face of the team Ellie Simmonds blitzed her rivals to retain her medley title, dipping under the three minute-mark for the first time.

And there are still two GB swimmers to go in finals this evening.

'This is the perfect ending'

Sascha Kindred wins SM6 200m medley gold in final Games

“What a rollercoaster day this has been. To swim like that, it’s just amazing, I don’t know what more you can ask for," said GB gold medalist Sascha Kindred.

“I thought about retirement after London but I wasn't happy with how I performed there and I knew I had more in me and I didn't want that to be my last competitive swimming memory. 

"The last four years have been just amazing and this is the perfect ending."

Sascha Kindred

Medal rush for GB

That was a crazy, crazy 10 minutes! Two golds and one silver, plus two world records, for ParalympicsGB.

And there could be more on the way, as Susie Rodgers (S7 50m butterfly) and Andrew Mullen (S5 50m freestyle) go in their respective finals. 

'I'm really chuffed'

Ellie Simmonds wins SM6 medley gold

GB's Ellie Simmonds told Channel Four: "I was so nervous going into that race. 

"I was like I'm going to be sick but it's not sunk in what I've done yet. I know my time was under three minutes so I'm really happy with it. It's a target I've set and I've wanted to go under for a long time. I'm really chuffed." 

You beauty!

Ellie Simmonds wins SM6 medley gold

Yes!!!!!! @EllieSimmonds1 you beauty. Gold yet again & first ever sub 3 minutes #Rio2016Paralympics

Awesome from Simmonds

Women's SM6 200m medley

Graham Edmunds

Paralympic swimming gold medal winner on BBC Radio 5 live

That was an awesome last 50m.

She really put the power down and held it really, really well.

Gold medal - Ellie Simmonds

Women's SM6 200m medley

Ellie Simmonds

What a woman! 

GB's Ellie Simmonds defends her title from London and gets a world record in the process - finishing in 2:59.81. She becomes the first women in the event to go below the three minute mark.

Simmonds looked to be struggling at the halfway point, but she cruised home in the end to claim her fifth Paralympic gold medal by the age of 21. Incredible.   

Lingling Song of China finishes in second and 15-year-old Tiffany Thomas Kane of Australia takes bronze.

Silver medal - Jonathan Broom-Edwards

Men's T44 high jump

Jonathan Broom-Edwards

So close! But GB's Jonathan Broom-Edwards is pipped into the silver medal position by rival Maciej Lepiato of Poland.

Broom-Edwards posted a season's best by clearing 2.10m, but Lepiato pulled a world record 2.19m out the bag to take the gold. Rafael Uribe of Venezuela takes bronze.  

The Briton adds to the European bronze he won earlier this year, as well as silver at the worlds. 

Not bad for a Paralympic debutant, eh?

GB's Kindred wins gold

Men's SM6 200m individual medley

YES! @SashKindred you are incredible! What a swim 💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻

Awesome work @SashKindred, glad you got reinstated, and the WR was a nice touch! #Rio2016

Amazing swim from Kindred

Graham Edmunds

Paralympic swimming gold medal winner on BBC Radio 5 live

Sascha you are number one.

What an amazing swim.

Imagine going out as a Paralympic champion in any event, never mind one that you were also champion in 16 years ago.

Gold medal - Sascha Kindred

Men's SM6 200m individual medley

Sascha Kindred
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If you're going to end your career, you might as well end it at the top. Sascha Kindred wins gold in his final Paralympic Games. 

Kindred, who claims his seventh Paralympic gold medal, was behind on the freestyle leg but he comes back strong in the breaststroke leg to take it in a new world record time of 2:38.47. 

China's Jia Hongguang take silver and Brazil's Tallison Glock battles his way to bronze but there won't be a dry eye in the house when we say farewell to one of the greats on top of the podium once again. 

Someone get the tissues ready. 

Kindred will enjoy himself

Men's SM6 200m medley

Graham Edmunds

Paralympic swimming gold medal winner on BBC Radio 5 live

I think once Sascha gets in for his session then he'll have calmed down a lot.

He'll be in a lot of pain in the last 50m but he'll also be enjoying it because he knows this is it.

Down to the wire...

Men's T44 high jump

Once again, GB's Jonathan Broom-Edwards is locked in a battle with rival Maciej Lepiato of Poland in the T44 high jump.

They're the only remaining contenders in their event so are fighting it out for gold and silver.

Kindred's Paralympic swansong

Men's SM6 200m individual medley

ParalympicsGB veteran Sascha Kindred lines up for his last ever Paralympic final and he'll be keen to finish a 22-year long career on a high. 

Kindred made his Paralympic debut at Atlanta in 1996 and is the proud owner of 12 Paralympic medals, winning gold in Sydney, Athens and Beijing. 

The 38-year-old has competed in every major final of his favoured events but now believes it's time to hang up his swimming cap. 

There won't be a dry eye among the British swim team in Rio if he finishes many great years of competition on top of the podium.

Sascha Kindred
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A 21

Women's SM6 200m medley

Gigi Salmon

BBC Radio 5 live commentator in Rio

It seems ridiculous that we're calling Ellie Simmonds a veteran at 21 but we're really looking forward to her race later on.

Over in the high jump...

Men's T44 high jump

..Britain's Jonathan Broom-Edwards is going well: 

Nice work! 1.98m cleared by @BroomEdwardsT44 who lies in second so far #Rio2016 #Supercharge

Britain's Jonny Broom-Edwards celebrates a clearance

'It's a tough challenge'- Weir

David Weir, speaking to Channel 4 after qualifying for the 1500m final: "You've got to try and keep up with the rest of the world and it's a really tough challenge. I'm pushing the best I can but it's really tough"

Weir was also asked about how he is coping with being in Rio after the birth of his son Lenny. 

"I'm always seeing pictures and in contact. It would be better if I was there but I've got a job to do. But I'm looking forward to coming home and seeing the little man soon."

The Ellie Factor

Women's SM6 200m individual medley

Ellie Robinson, Alice Tai and Steph Slater. 

What do they all have in common? 

They all are ParalympicsGB medallists in Rio but they have all said they started swimming because they saw Ellie Simmonds win gold at the Beijing and London Games. 

Simmonds came to the fore in 2008 after she won two gold medals at the age of 13 and has since inspired swimmers of all ages and impairments to take up the sport. 

She's only 21 and you could already say she's a stalwart for British Swimming. 

She lines up to defend the 200m individual medley title she claimed in London four years ago at 23:39 BST.

Ellie Simmonds
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Weir is 'great tactician'

Men's T54 1500m heats

Allison Curbishley

BBC athletics expert on Radio 5 live

David is a great tactician and always knows exactly where to place himself.

Weir qualifies for final

Men's T54 1500m heats

David Weir high-fives a fellow competitor after competing

GB's David Weir hangs about in third-fourth place before pushing hard on the final straight to finish second in the 1500m heats in a time of 3:06:28.

He is one of the top three qualifiers for the final along with race winner Rawat Tana of Thailand and Suk Man Hong of South Korea in third. 

Weir is looking to win the event for a third time. 

Weir needed a challenge

T54 men's 1500m heats

Allison Curbishley

BBC athletics expert on Radio 5 live

I don't think David Weir was being greedy by competing in the 400m, I think he just wanted to challenge himself.

He needed something to bring him here.

Nobody can imagine the emotions David must have gone through in the last few days.

This is his favourite event.

Tai not quite good enough

Graham Edmunds

Paralympic swimming gold medal winner on BBC Radio 5 live

Alice was looking amazing but she just shook her head at the end.

She knows that wasn't quite good enough.

Gold medal - Sophie Pascoe

Women's S10 100m butterfly

Sophie Pascoe in action

This woman is in a class of her own. 

New Zealand's Sophie Pascoe was under no pressure at all as she claims her third gold medal of the Rio 2016 Games. 

The 23-year-old sets a new Paralympic record time of 1:02.65 with China's Chen Yi four seconds behind to take silver. 

Poland's Oliwia Jablonska follows two seconds later to get the bronze step on the podium with GB's Alice Tai way back in seventh as she records a time of 1:11.92. 

Aoki targets Rio gold

Wheelchair Rugby

Elizabeth Hudson

BBC Sport's Paralympics reporter in Rio

American wheelchair rugby player Chuck Aoki is probably not used to a venue as hot and sweaty as this Aquatics Centre.

The 25-year-old two-time Paralympian has used a wheelchair for most of his life due to a genetic condition called hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathies type II, which results in him not having feeling in his body below the knees and elbows.

The wheelchair rugby competition starts on Wednesday and Aoki, who was being interviewed by Sarah Mulkerrins live on BBC World Service, will be hoping he and his team-mates can improve on their bronze of four years ago.

Sarah Mulkerrins with Chuck Aoki
BBC Sport