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  1. Libby Clegg and guide Chris Clarke win T11 200m gold
  2. Stephanie Millward wins S8 100m backstroke gold; Matt Wylie wins S9 50m freestyle gold
  3. Silver for Oliver Hynd in swimming and Piers Gilliver in wheelchair fencing
  4. David Weir and Ellie Simmonds lose London 2012 Paralympic titles
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By Caroline Chapman and Nate Williams

All times stated are UK

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That's all we've got time for this evening from the Paralympics in Rio.

Do join us again from 08:00 BST on Sportsday, where we will be bringing you all the action from day seven of the Games. 

Watch GB's Wylie win

Men's S9 50m freestyle

Not bad for a Paralympic debutant...

Rio Paralympics 2016: Matt Wylie wins by a fingertip in S9 50m freestyle

Prepare the battlefield

Wheelchair rugby

The GB's wheelchair rugby team have arrived in Rio...

Last training session done!! Here's a sneak peak of tomorrow's #Battlefield #Rio2016 #Paralympics #wheelchairrugby

Last training session done!! Here's a sneak peak of tomorrow's #Battlefield #Rio2016 #Paralympics #wheelchairrugby

Final training session done, we will be joining the party tomorrow! #ProudParalympian #Paralympics

Bronze medal - Jordanne Whiley and Lucy Shuker

Women's wheelchair doubles

What a way to finish off for the evening.

Britain's Jordanne Whiley and Lucy Shuker win their bronze medal match against Japan's Miho Nijo and Yuii Kamji. 

Whiley and Kamji are actually doubles partners in the Grand Slams, and came away with the women's trophy at Wimbledon this summer.

But this time the medal goes to the British pair, who win 6-3 0-6 6-1. 

When Libby Clegg made it two golds in Rio...

Rio 2016 Paralympics: Libby Clegg completes sprint double


Will Bayley, the 28-year-old who won table tennis gold in Rio on Monday, has set his home village a bit of a challenge...

I love my village, but someone needs to get some spray paint on that tonight. #paintitgold 👊

I love my village, but someone needs to get some spray paint on that tonight. #paintitgold 👊

Millward grabs gold

Her wait for a Paralympic gold medal is finally over.

Watch Steph Millward, in her third Games, win the women's S8 100m backstroke in style

Rio 2016 Paralympics: Millward claims gold at last in S8 backstroke

A new record...

GB duo win quad double bronze

It's a scorcher out in Rio, and the British pair of Andy Lapthorne and Jamie Burdekin have just come through the longest ever wheelchair tennis match in Paralympic history to win bronze in the quad doubles.

After four hours and 25 minutes on court, they're a bit tired...

"I played a long one last night so I know how to make it hard for myself," Lapthone told Channel 4.

"We've had unreal support from people. I've been telling everyone I'm ready for this. Anyone who didn't think we had the stamina has been proved wrong."

Burdekin, holding back the tears, added: "He dragged me through hell out there. I'm taking a medal home to my kids, I can't believe it."

4 hours 25 minutes later after the longest match in wheelchair tennis history ..... I have 2 medals coming back to London #naughty

Wylie celebrates Paralympic gold


Elizabeth Hudson

BBC Sport's Paralympics reporter in Rio

There's a broad grin on the face of Matt Wylie as he is interviewed by Kate Grey and it is going to take a while for it to shift.

Moments after Libby Clegg wins gold at the athletics, the 19-year-old Mackem (don't call him a Geordie!) triumphs by 0.04 seconds in the pool to become Britain's latest gold medallist.

"Not bad, was it?" he says, still in disbelief. "To get the touch at the end was fantastic. I've focussed on the event so much this year and it has paid off."

Although he trains next to the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, he admits that he isn't much of a football fan!

Matt Wylie
BBC Sport

Over at the tennis centre...

Women's wheelchair doubles bronze medal match

It was all going so well for Jordanne Whiley and Lucy Shuker in the women's wheelchair tennis doubles bronze medal match.

The GB pair took the first set 6-3 against Yui Kamji and Miho Nijo, but the Japanese duo have fought back in style and lead 5-0 in the second. 

This one looks to be going to the wire...

Think lucky thoughts...


And here is my @Rio2016_en race number.... Seriously?!?!?

And here is my @Rio2016_en race number.... Seriously?!?!?

The golden hour

...well, actually, make that the golden half-hour for GB.

Steph Millward, Libby Clegg and Matt Wylie take the team's day six haul up to six gold medals, and the overall total to 34.


Millward's golden moment


Elizabeth Hudson

BBC Sport's Paralympics reporter in Rio

Stephanie Millward is one of the most positive people you could hope to meet and her determination has finally been rewarded with a Paralympic gold medal.

She came to disability sport late after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis as a teenager and now in her third Games after coming so close in Beijing and London she is on top of the podium.

She has a similar story to cycling gold medallist Kadeena Cox in that she was a talented athlete who never gave up on her sporting dreams but still has to deal with her condition on a daily basis.

Stephanie Millward
BBC Sport

GB congratulate Clegg

The 👸🏼 of the sprints!! Well Done @LibbyClegg #Gold #Rio2016

Another Gold!!!! Congratulations @LibbyClegg so happy for you!!

Gold medal - Matt Wylie

Men's S9 50m freestyle

Matt Wylie wins it by a fingertip over 50m in the pool. Incredible race. 

And boy was it close! Wylie wins by just four hundredths of a second ahead of Australia's Timothy Disken. 

That's two golds in the space of a minute for ParalympicsGB as Wylie's time comes through at 25.95 seconds. 

What a way to win your first ever Paralympics medal. 

Matthew Wylie

Gold medal - Libby Clegg

Women's T11 200m final

GB's Libby Clegg makes it two gold medals in Rio! 

There was an air of anti-climax, following Terezinha Guilhermina's disqualification, but Clegg won't care. She's a double Paralympic champion - the 100m and 200m titles are hers.

She also bagged a new Paralympic record alongside guide Chris Clarke, finishing in 24.51 seconds.

Cuiqing Liu of China takes silver and compatriot Guohua Zhou wins bronze. 

Libby Clegg and guide Chris Clarke
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False start...

We have to re-start the T11 200m. Someone's gone too early. 

And it's a huge blow for the home crowd. The defending champion, Brazil's Terezinha Guilhermina, is disqualified.


Terezinha Guilhermina
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'Keep on fighting'

GB's Millward wins first gold at Paralympics

Steph Millward on BBC Radio 5 live: "Eighteen years of trying and here I am a gold medal at last. 

"I'm hopefully proof to people that as long as you keep on fighting, it will be worth it in the end. I've tried millions of times to be at the top and I've done it."

The runner and the guide

Women's T11 200m final

Ahead of Libby Clegg and Chris Clarke’s race, BBC Radio 5live summarisers and Olympic sprinters Jeanette Kwakye and Allison Curbishley tried their hand at guided running.

Former guide and Paralympics GB coach Job King talked them through the relationship between runner and guide, and how they communicate mid-race.

Find out how they get on on 5 live Sport in the build up to the race. 


Millward's 'amazing' gold

Stephanie Millward wins S8 100m backstroke gold

"It's amazing. Three Paralympic games and 18 years of MS and now the gold medal," said Stephanie Millward after her first gold medal in a Games.

"I wrote a poem called 'my MS war' and that race is what that poem is was about."

Stephanie Millward

Will Clegg make it a double gold?

Women's T11 200m final

GB's Libby Clegg and her guide Chris Clarke have given us some of the most memorable moments/interviews/laughs of the Paralympic Games.

Clegg is already the T11 100m champion and now she's going for her second gold in Rio in the 200m.

But she's going to have to conquer Terezinha Guilhermina on home soil. The Brazilian is looking for her third consecutive title in this event.

They go at 23:42 BST.

Clegg v Terezhina

'A PB and silver will do'

Ollie Hynd wins silver in men's S8 100m backstroke

Ollie Hynd told BBC Radio 5 Live: "I'm a bit disappointed I didn't get gold but it took a world record to beat me. That's as fast as I could have gone. I left everything in the pool.

Over the last four years we've worked on the backstroke a bit more than people realise and I put pressure on myself. A PB and silver will do."

Ollie Hynd
BBC Sport

Gold medal - Steph Millward

Women's S8 100m backstroke

Steph Millward finally upgrades from silver to gold in a new Paralympic record time. 

Her compatriot Steph Slater was strong at the turn but falls back to fifth in 1:19.42, six seconds behind Millward's new best of 1:13.02. 

Maddison Elliot of Australia and American Jess Long take silver and bronze.

There was no way they were going to catch Millward, a London 2012 silver medallist, who was at least 10 strokes in front to earn her first Paralympic gold at the age of 34. 

Stephanie Millward
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Steph vs Steph

Women's S8 100m backstroke (23:28 BST)

We've had two Ellies competing earlier tonight and now it's time for two Stephs to duel in the pool. 

And both Steph Millward and Steph Slater have similar swimming backgrounds. 

Millward, born in Saudi Arabia, was the British record holder in the 100m backstroke at 15 and was hoping to qualify for the Sydney 2000 Olympics before she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at 17. 

Steph Millward
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Slater was also tipped to be in the Rio Olympics before she had a stroke at Team GB's training centre in Swansea, leaving her with long lasting nerve damage. 

They now line up against each other at the Paralympics in Rio, hoping to fulfill the ambitions they had as able-bodied swimmers. 

Steph Millward and Steph Slater

Silver medal - Ollie Hynd

Men's S8 100m backstroke

I wonder what his brother Sam has to say about that? Ollie finishes strong to take silver behind China's Zhou Cong. 

His Chinese opponent is two seconds clear in a new world record time of 1:02.90 as Hynd follows in 1:04.46. 

Ollie will still have the bragging rights in the Hynd household though as that's two golds and two silvers to brother Sam's one gold and two bronze 

Breaking down the classifications

Paralympic swimming

Graphic of Paralympic swimming classifications

Baker shines for Britain


Natasha Baker has helped ParalympicsGB go top of dressage Team Championship standings.

The double gold medallist from London 2012, riding Cabral, posted a score of 71.882 in her Grade II Test. 

It was Tuesday's best score and put GB into the overall lead with a total of 225.884 at the half-way point of the competition.

Baker said of her mount: “I’m so, so proud of him.

“He was really nervous and I had to keep his confidence throughout the whole thing. I’m really pleased he settled so quickly which gives me confidence for the next couple of days."

Germany sit in second place in the standings, on 218.602, with the medals being decided on Thursday.

Natasha Baker
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Millward aims for gold


Elizabeth Hudson

BBC Sport's Paralympics reporter in Rio

A quick dash from the wheelchair fencing to the swimming where Steph Millward bids for her first Paralympic title shortly.

The 34-year-old, who has multiple sclerosis, was reclassified earlier this year from the S9 category down to S8 where she now competes against more disabled swimmers.

The 100m backstroke is her strongest event. She is already the world record holder and since this morning the Paralympic record holder so can she win gold in her third Games.

Stephanie Millward

A tale of two brothers

Men's S8 100m backstroke

S8 400m freestyle champion Ollie Hynd goes for his second gold medal shortly in the 100m backstroke, but his brother Sam will be keen to remind you he did it first. 

Ollie did not take up swimming until he went to Beijing to see his older brother Sam win gold and was eager to better the efforts of his sibling rival. 

Ollie and Sam Hynd
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Ollie Hynd
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He's not doing a bad job in Rio after winning gold and breaking his brother's own world record in the process. 

And Sam bet his brother he couldn't do it so he'll have to cough up some cash. 

How will Sam, who retired in 2014, settle the score? Maybe a brotherly thumb war when Ollie gets back? 

Hewett and Reid guaranteed a medal

Men's wheelchair tennis doubles

Brilliant from the GB boys!

Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett beat Shingo Kunieda and Satoshi Saida in straight sets to reach the final of the men's wheelchair tennis doubles.

It means the Wimbledon champions are guaranteed at least a silver in the final on Thursday.

Fellow Brits Lucy Shuker and Jordanne Whiley are up next in the bronze medal match in the women's event.

Well, this is awkward

Wheelchair fencer beats his future father-in-law

Remember the good old-fashioned days of when a man would go to his girlfriend's father to ask permission to marry her?  

How about beating him in a wheelchair fencing match first? 

Polish fencer Adrian Castro did just that when he beat his soon-to-be father-in-law, Gregorz Putla, for a bronze medal at the Paralympics. 

And Putla says he will not be the one paying for the wedding when Castro marries his daughter. 

"I lost the bronze medal, he will earn money from winning it so he has to pay now. Of course he has to. He has just won enough money to pay for the wedding." 

Adrian Castro

Wheelchair Basketball

GB women through to semi-finals

A dominant display from a very young GB women's side. 

They are through to the semi-finals with a comprehensive 57-38 win over China. 

Helen Freeman led the scoring with 24 points and they will meet either hosts Brazil or the USA in the last four. 

The girls will be delighted with that performance as they aim to become the first GB women's side to win a medal at a Paralympic Games. 

Gilliver can give wheelchair fencing a boost

Wheelchair fencing

More from GB wheelchair fencer Gemma Collis on her team-mate and now Paralympic silver medallist Piers Gilliver.

"It was a great bout. Both Piers and Sun are such good fighters and it would have been fantastic to watch if you were a neutral," she said.

"Hopefully what Piers has done here will help the sport grow and grow and he can inspire others to get involved in it."

Gilliver collects silver

Wheelchair fencing individual epee

Piers Gilliver holding his silver medal after collecting it at the medal ceremony

"I'm hugely proud - I really wanted gold but he was the better man on the day.

"I knew a medal was possible but this is the toughest competition I've ever been at.

"Everyone has worked so hard to make this possible."

Reid and Hewett in control

Men's wheelchair doubles

GB's Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett have taken the first set 6-2 against Shingo Kunieda and Satoshi Saida of Japan, but have yet to find a break in the second.

The winner of this men's wheelchair doubles match will progress to the gold medal match. 

Gordon Reid

Weir finishes fourth

Men's T54 1500m

David Weir speaking to BBC Radio 5 live

David Weir is never the most enthusiastic of talkers even when he's won but he is looks pretty down in the dumps as he wheels in for post race interviews.

"I just wasn't good enough today," he admits to BBC Radio 5 Live's Jeanette Kwakye after finishing fourth in the T54 1500m.

"I don't want to be making excuses because we all have the same problems but I am really struggling to get the tyre pressure right out here - I don't know if it's the heat or the humidity.

"It's disappointing [to miss out on a medal] but I feel I'm getting better with every race and I still have two individual and a relay to go."    

Showing off their silvers

Chris Slegg

BBC London sports journalist in Rio

Archery silver medalists John Stubbs and Jodie Grinham popped in to British House here in Rio to do a round of media interviews. They're delighted at having made the podium together in the mixed team compound yesterday. It could get even better for both. John - who won gold in Beijing eight years ago - shoots in the individual event on Wednesday with Paralympic debutant Grinham doing likewise on Friday.

John Stubbs and Jodie Grinham

Wheelchair Basketball

GB women 53-32 China

GB women are cruising to a place in the last four of the women's tournament. 

A basket from Amy Conroy gives them a lead of 53-32 with five minutes left in the final quarter. 

'Not what I wanted'

Women's S6 400m freestyle

Ellie Simmonds, 21, speaks to Channel 4 after winning bronze in the pool but losing her London 2012 title:

"I had it in me, I had a great warm-up, I just wasn’t good enough today. 

"I've still got the 100m free and 100m breaststroke to go. Just see what happens. 

"This wasn't what I wanted, I'm four years older than what I was in London."