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Paralympic Games – day nine review

Loughborough athletes added a further three medals to the tally on another outstanding day at the Paralympic Games.

In the javelin, Daniel Pembroke threw a huge Paralympic record to win Great Britain’s first-ever gold medal in the event. Coached by the University’s own Dave Turner, the huge throw of 69.52m was enough to secure Loughborough’s fourth gold of the Games. The full report can be found HERE.

In cycling, Crystal Lane-Wright won her third silver medal in Tokyo after finishing second in the women’s C4-5 road race. The full report on Crystal’s fantastic achievement can be found HERE.

Alumnus Dan Greaves made history in the discus by becoming the first Briton to win a medal in athletics at six successive Paralympic Games. More information on Dan’s incredible feat can be found HERE.

Elsewhere, double Paralympic champion Libby Clegg announced her retirement from the sport after failing to qualify for the semi-finals of the women's T11 200m.

The 31-year-old will be looking to end her career in style when she competes in the universal relay tomorrow (13:15BST).