4 More China Wins As Jeanette Chippington Adds Canoe Crown To Swim Golds 20 Yrs On

Jeanette Chippington - courtesy of ParalympicsGB - onEdition 2016 ©

China zoomed ahead on the medals table at the Paralympics in Rio, day 8 of action producing for more golds in the pool, topped by a world record of 3:09.04 for Huang Wenpan in the men’s S3 200m freestyle; There was also a swimming angle to success in canoeing: Jeanette Chippington, of Great Britain, claimed her first canoeing title at her sixth Games, 20 years after claiming two golds in swimming at the Atlanta 1996 Paralympics; and the Federal Constitutional Court has thrown out a request from five Russian athletes to force the International Paralympic Committee to allow them to compete in the closing ceremony in Rio

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