By Paul Osborne

Great Britain won wheelchair basketball gold as action continues at the Invictus Games ©Getty ImagesThere was another team gold for hosts Great Britain at the Invictus Games today as the British armed forces surged to victory in the wheelchair basketball on the penultimate day of sporting action.

Although there was no repeat of the celebrity exhibition match that graced the Games yesterday, Britain managed a repeat of the performance that saw them take gold in the wheelchair rugby as they powered to a 19-9 victory over the United States inside the Copper Box arena.

In the most action packed day of sport to date at the Invictus Games, more than 100 medals were awarded to the hard working sick, wounded or injured service personnel who have come together in London for this inaugural competition.

The Lee Valley VeloPark saw more than half of these medals awarded as athletes took to the road for both the time trial and circuit cycling races.

The United States and Britain were the two most successful nations across these events as they picked up eight gold medals apiece.

The Invictus Games are about more than medals, however, and that was clearly evident as each and every athlete was cheered across the line by spectators and team mates.

One special moment came in the men's circuit race recumbent IRecB1 as three British competitors found themselves in the top three positions, and joined hands to cross the line together.

The three athletes, Robert Cromley-Hawke, John-James Chalmers and Paul Vice, were awarded their medals by Prince Harry, a key figurehead and champion of the Invictus Games.

Athletes also took to Here East where they competed across the endurance and sprint indoor rowing competitions ©Getty ImagesAthletes also took to Here East where they competed across the endurance and sprint indoor rowing competitions ©Getty Images

In a day that saw more sport take place than any other, indoor rowing also got underway at Here East inside the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with rowers put through both sprint and endurances tests.

Competitors took to the rowing machines for these races, with the strong British contingent once again coming away on top.

Nick Beighton produced one of the highlights of the competition as he led home a British clean sweep in the men's individual sprint IR4 contest.

The former Royal Engineer Captain who lost both legs in 2009 after stepping on an improvised explosive device while in Afghanistan, topped team mates Scott Meehan and Cowan Botha in the race to add a third gold to the two he picked up in the endurance and team events.

The ex-officer is a London 2012 Paralympian, who narrowly missed out on a bronze medal in the double sculls at the Games.

"There was a real buzz out there everyone lifted their game but you try and tune it out a little bit because you're trying to focus on what you're doing," Beighton said.

"It's given everyone the opportunity to compete, not just the Paralympians among us, but right down to the people who have recently been injured - it's great to have a focus to get out there and do something."

Action continues in London tomorrow with the sitting volleyball, swimming and powerlifting events all due to start.

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