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In pictures: Paralympics GB's gold rush

Simon Richardson

Simon Richardson started the gold rush for Paralympics GB on day one of the Games. He powered to victory in the men's individual pursuit (LC 3).

Darren Kenny

Darren Kenny will be taking three gold medals back home. He picked up his first on day one after breaking the world record in the heats by six seconds.

Danny Crates

Danny Crates carried the British flag at the opening ceremony, but didn't compete at the Games. A calf injury ruled him out of the athletics.

British swimmer Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts won three gold medals in the Water Cube in Beijing. He has now won 10 Paralympic gold medals for Great Britain in his swimming career.

Eleanor Simmonds

But Eleanor Simmonds was the real star of the pool. She became Paralympics GB's youngest-ever gold medallist aged just 13 in the 100m S6 final.

Lee Pearson

Lee Pearson was one of Paralympics GB's brightest hopes for gold before the Games, and didn't disappoint, winning two golds in the dressage.

Helene Raynsford

Helene Raynsford won the first ever Paralympics gold medal for Great Britain in rowing. She won the women's single sculls.

David Weir

David Weir was a big hope for gold, but missed out in both the 5,000m - where he won bronze - and the 400m, where he picked up a silver.

Shelley Woods

Shelly Woods wins bronze in a re-run of the T54 5,000m final. Woods won silver in the original race, but Paralympic bosses said it had to be held again after a crash

David Smith of Great Britain

David Smith helped Paralympic GB to gold in the final of the team Boccia. They beat Portugal to take another gold medal for the team.