Tokyo Paralympics: Neil and Lora Fachie both win Paralympic gold for GB

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After their medal ceremonies at Izu Velodrome, Neil and Lora Fachie are embraced by each other.

Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan on BBC Dates: 24 Aug-5 Sep Time in Tokyo: BST+8 Coverage: Follow Radio 5 Live or on the BBC Sport Website

As the track cycling events ended, Neil Fachie and Lora Fachie, husband and wife, won Paralympic Gold for Britain in rapid succession.

Gold was also awarded to the mixed team sprint, with Kadeena cox and Jaco van gass winning their second Tokyo titles and Jody Cundy winning his eighth career Paralympic victory.

Neil and Matt Rotherham, the pilot, broke their own world record to beat James Ball and Lewis Stewart for gold at the B 1000m time trials.

They beat their previous time of 59.278 seconds and set a new record of 58.038. This gave Neil his second Paralympic medal.

Soon after, Lora Hall and Corrine Hall retained their B 3,000m pursuit title.

They qualified for the final fastest, setting a new world record. They finished less than two seconds ahead Ireland's Katie George Dunlevy, Eve McCrystal, and Britain's Sophie Unwin, with Jenny Hall taking bronze.

Neil said that Neil and Neil had both achieved the impossible: "For us to win gold together, and both to break the world record simultaneously is beyond our wildest dreams."

The sprint team qualified second fastest for the decider. They took on China. After Cox had run a blistering first lap to give them an advantage, Van Gass and Cundy maintained the pressure to win by 0.106secs.

Mickey Yule, who was injured while serving in Afghanistan with the British Army, won bronze in powerlifting's 72kg event, while Paul Karabardak took bronze for table tennis's 6.

GB was not happy on the first day of the triathlon. Fran Brown placed fourth in women's PT2 race and Alison Peasgood, guide Nikki Bartlett, finished in fourth place in women's PTVI race. Dave Ellis and Luke Pollard, both men's PTVI competitors, suffered a broken bike chain.