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Paralympics day one photos

Simon Richardson

Simon Richardson opens Britain's Paralympic gold run with a glorious victory in the men's LC3/4 one-kilometre time-trial

Britain's Darren Kenny overtakes his Spanish opponent

Britain's Darren Kenny flies past his opponent to smash his own world record by six seconds in the individual pursuit CP3

Mexico's Juan Reyes

Mexico's Juan Reyes in the 100m Freestyle - S4. He has no arms so uses his incredible abdominal muscles to push himself across the pool

Aileen McGlynn and her Welsh pilot Ellen Hunter

Aileen McGlynn, registered blind, celebrates gold in the 1km time-trial (B&VI 1-3) with her Welsh pilot Ellen Hunter

Brazil and Australia in basketball action

Brazil's Irio Nunes takes a fall as Australia's Brendan Dowler tries to block during their Group B basketball game

Men's shooting 10m air pistol

Poland's Filip Rodzik, Russia's Sergei Malyshev and Sweden's Kenneth Pettersson battle for qualification in the men's shooting 10m air pistol

Paralympic football

Britain's Keryn Sea (left) and Ajmal Maqsood Ahmed (right) try to deny China a shooting opportunity in the football

US swimmer Jessica Long

US swimmer Jessica Long relaxes after competing in a heat of the women's 100m Butterfly S8 at the Water Cube

Sascha Kindred wins gold

Sascha Kindred, in his fourth Games, celebrates his ninth medal and fifth Paralympic gold after winning the SM6 200m individual medley

France's David Smetanine

France's David Smetanine puts in a fabulous performance as he swims to win the men's 100m freestyle S4 final on Sunday

China's Guo Huaping wins gold

China's Guo Huaping (in white) tussles with Brazil's Karla Cardoso as she clinches gold in the women's 48Kg judo category

Men's -66kg judo in action

More drama in the judo, as Algeria's Sidali Lamri is overwhelmed after beating Japan's Satoshi Fujimoto to win the men's -66Kg competition

Natalie du Toit

In the day's final swimming race, South Africa's Natalie du Toit breaks her own world record in the heats and final to win gold in the S9 100m butterfly

see also
Golden haul for GB on opening day
07 Sep 08 |  Paralympics
British cyclists win three golds
07 Sep 08 |  Paralympics
Kindred claims fifth gold in pool
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Flag-bearer Crates hails ceremony
06 Sep 08 |  Paralympics
Dazzling show opens Paralympics
06 Sep 08 |  Paralympics
Paralympics medal table
03 Sep 08 |  Paralympics
Results - Sunday 7 September
22 Aug 08 |  Paralympics
Paralympics opening ceremony photos
06 Sep 08 |  Paralympics
A-Z of Paralympic classification
28 Aug 08 |  Paralympics
Paralympics on the BBC
25 Aug 08 |  Paralympics
GB Paralympic team for Beijing
24 Jul 08 |  Paralympics

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