- Hannah Cockroft won her second gold of the World Para Championships, storming to a new record time at the event in her 800m T34 final
- Sophie Kamlish won the 100m T44 final and Olivia Breen took the T38 long jump
- Richard Whitehead failed to secure a double gold with bronze in the T42 100m
Great Britain’s golden girls were celebrating as Hannah Cockroft, Sophie Kamlish and Olivia Breen ensured a hat-trick of triumphs at the World Para Athletics Championships on Monday night.
There was some disappointment as Richard Whitehead failed to secure a double gold as he was only took bronze in the T42 100m final.
Whitehead, who turns 41 tomorrow, had retained his 200m world champion status on Saturday night but was beaten to gold on Monday by Australian rival Scott Reardon.
Hannah Cockroft stormed to her second gold of the Championships in the 800m T34 final
Sophie Kamlish, 20, stormed to success in the women’s 100m T44 final at the London Stadium
It was a night of glory for the ladies as Cockroft stormed to her second gold of the Championships in the 800m T34 final. She broke the World Championship record with a time of 2:01m.
Cockroft won gold in world record time in the T34 100m on Friday night and now goes for a treble on Thursday evening when she competes over 400m.
Her success was followed by Sophie Kamlish, 20, who stormed to success in the women’s 100m T44 final, finishing ahead of favourite Mariou van Rhijn. Kamlish banished the ghosts of Rio, where she broke the world record in the heats only to fall short of the medal places in the final.
Olivia Breen won gold in the T38 long jump gold medal after finishing 12th in the Paraylmpics
Breen, 20, won gold in the T38 long jump gold medal after finishing 12th in the Rio Paraylmpics.
Meanwhile, Jonnie Peacock followed up his T44 100m gold by warning that he will walk away from the sport if he fears it will threaten his long-term health.
He said: ‘I worry about my body sometimes. It is not symmetrical being a single leg amputee. I am putting my body under a lot of stress, my back, my hips – areas that can wear and tear.
‘If my body is in a good place I will probably carry on running but if I start to get problems I will sack it off because this was the last medal I ever wanted.’