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Last Updated: Wednesday September 10 2008 05:52 GMT

Medals won and lost in Beijing

The crash during the race

It was a day of highs and lows at the Paralympics on Tuesday, with Britain winning NINE gold medals.

But Shelly Woods, who won silver in the 5,000m wheelchair race, had to give her medal back because of a crash at the end of the event.

Lots of athletes smashed into each other and some competitors were hurt, so three countries asked for a re-run.

The race will be held again on Friday, where Woods will have the chance to win back the silver medal.

Danny Crates, who carried the British flag at the opening ceremony on Saturday, had to pull out of the Games because he hurt his leg during training.

But elsewhere it was a spectacular day for Great Britain, with the team's wins taking their total of golds to 16, and putting them level at the top of the medal table with China.

Sascha Kindred
Sascha Kindred won gold in the pool
The cyclists led the way once again, with Darren Kenny, Simon Richardson and Aileen McGlynn, with tandem pilot rider Ellen Hunter, and Mark Bristow and Jody Cundy winning five golds.

Meanwhile, equestrian riders Lee Pearson and Anne Dunham each won two golds - their individual titles and the team crown.

And in the pool, swimmer Sascha Kindred won the men's 100 metres breaststroke.

Oscar Pistorius of South Africa celebrates winning the final of the men's 100M  (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images)
Oscar Pistorius won the T44 men's 100m
Elsewhere, South Africa's Oscar Pistorius won the first of what he hopes will be three Paralympic golds.

Pistorius - nicknamed "Blade Runner" - won the T44 100m in 11.18 seconds, but said the best could be yet to come.

He said: "I've got the 200m and 400m coming up - my strongest events."