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Last Updated: Monday September 08 2008 10:46 GMT

Teen makes Paralympic history

Eleanor Simmonds

Eleanor Simmonds has become Great Britain's youngest ever individual Paralympic gold medallist, after winning her 100m freestyle final.

The 13-year-old from Birmingham got a time of one minute 18.75 seconds, earning Britain's second swimming gold.

She said: "I didn't believe I would be able to do that."

And cyclists Anthony Kappes and Barney Storey have continued Paralympics GB's medal winning form, taking victory in the 1km time trial in Beijing.

The pair came in with a world record beating time of 1 minute 2.864 seconds.