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.Reuse content
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.