Poland won both the men's and women's mountain bike cross-country events at the Deaflympics ©Twitter

Poland produced a double-gold winning performance in the mountain bike cross-country events at the Deaflympics in Brazil.

Pawel Arciszewski claimed the men’s cross-country title, while Malgorzata Krstyna Krawczyk succeeded in the women’s event.

Arciszewski crossed the finish line after 1 hour 39min 06sec to comfortably fend off Hungary’s Bence Földi and the United States’ John Michael Klish.

Foldi and Klish completed the race in 1:39:14 and 1:41:05 respectively.

Krawczyk enjoyed a similarly safe victory by winning gold in 1:28:37.

Japan’s Kumi Hawase took silver for a time of 1:33:15 and Greece’s Christina Katsipidou ended her race not long after on 1:34:31 to secure bronze.

The mountain bike finals were held in the city of Farroupilha, located close to the host city, Caxias do Sul.

In the athletics events at the SESI Centro Esportivo, Rymma Filimoshkina and Anastacia Sydorenko performed at the highest level for Ukraine to claim titles in the women’s hammer throw and the women’s 1500 metres.

Filimoshkina was able to celebrate her gold medal alongside compatriot Yulia Kysylovs, who achieved silver, while Olga Khizhnyakova of Kazakhstan capped off the top three.

Sharon Jeptarus Bitok of Kenya and Mio Okada joined Sydorenko as medallists in second and third respectively.

Ukraine's Yuliia Matviievska and Yuliia Shapoval completed their country’s performance with runner-up medals in the women’s long jump and the women’s 100m hurdles, respectively.

Matviievska was unable to better six-time Deaflympic champion Suslaidy Girat Rivero, who secured Cuba’s first gold of the competition.

Hannah Wetzel of the US won bronze in the event.

Chinese Taipei’s Hsu Le triumphed in the women’s 100m hurdles as Estonia’s Marja-Liisa Landar finished third.

Poland enjoyed their own one-two in the men’s high jump thanks to the success of gold medallist Bartosz Brzezicki and silver medallist Karol Dabrowksi.

Tanel Visnap of Estonia, coming off his gold in the men’s long jump yesterday, claimed bronze in this event.

Hiroto Kitadani of Japan won gold in the men’s pole jump while Chung-Yu Chen of Chinese Taipei and Rauan Beisebay of Kazakhstan were awarded silver and bronze.

The men’s 110m hurdles saw America's Enmarkis Meeks finish first as Latvia’s Maris Grenins and Kazakhstan’s Farkhad Kystaubayev followed.

The final athletics gold went to Laura Štefanac of Croatia in the women’s javelin throw.

An-Yi Hsu of Chinese Taipei won the third Deaflympics silver medal of her career and Elena Uzunova of Bulgaria gained her first Deaflympic bronze.

Ukraine swept both middle-distance races of the day.

Dmytro Levin, Oleksandr Sankin and Ruslan Nikolayenko won gold, silver and bronze in the men’s 5,200m and Hanna Fedosieieva, Iana Melnyk and Hanna Androsovych made-up the podium in the women’s 4,100m.

In the shooting, the medals were shared between Germany, Ukraine, South Korea and Hungary.

Seung Hwa Lee of South Korea secured the men’s 25m pistol gold as Ukraine’s Kim Tai Young followed with silver and compatriot Kim Tae Young picked up bronze.

The men’s 50m rifle prone title was won by Germany’s Colin Daniel Mueller, beating Ukraine’s Dmytro Petrenko and South Korea’s Changhoon Choi

Violeta Lykova increased Ukraine’s golden tally further after triumphing in the women’s 50 rifle prone.

She overcame Gohwoon Kim of South Korea and Hungary’s three-time Deaflympic champion Mira Zsuzsanna Biatovszki who finished second and third.

Ukraine has increased their gold medal total to 47 at the top of the overall medals table.

One gold for the US and Japan means they have moved to 18 and 12 golds, respectively.

The Deaflympics is scheduled to finish on Sunday (May 15).