Sport in Short: Paralympics

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The Independent Online
BRITAIN'S Chris Holmes became the most successful swimmer in paralympic history when he collected a record sixth gold medal in Barcelona on Saturday. Holmes won the partially sighted 100m freestyle in 57.59sec tonight when he won his sixth gold of the 1992 Games.

PARALYMPIC GAMES (Barcelona; winners and British placings): Men: Athletics: Blind 800m: 1 O Pupo (Cub) 2:04.67; 2 R Matthews (GB) 2:04.85. Partially sighted 800m: 1 W Kikolski (Pol) 1:56.11; 3 N Thatcher (GB) 1:57.17. Swimming: Partially sighted 100m freestyle: 1 C Holmes (GB) 57.59; 3 T Reddish (GB) 1:00.87. Judo: 71kg final: S Jackson (GB) bt M Talavera (Sp). Women: Athletics: Cerebral palsy 400m: 1 E Cruice (GB) 1:09.92 (world record); 3 A Rock (Irl) 1:11.75. Swimming: Blind 100m freestyle: 1 T Cross (Aus) 1:18.36; 2 J Burton (GB) 1:18.95; 5 M A Low (GB) 1:23.44; 8 L Byles (GB) 1:27.65. S7 50m freestyle: 1 D Pohl (Ger) 36.68 (world record); 2 B Gull (GB) 38.54. S9 50m freestyle: 1 C Bishop (GB) 32.31 (world record); 5 V Sims (GB) 33.22.

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