Ukraine have now won more than 50 gold medals at this year's Deaflympics in Caxias do Sul in Brazil ©Getty Images

Ukraine have continued to add to their spectacular number of gold medals at the Deaflympics with both long-distance orienteering titles in Caxias do Sul in Brazil.

Olekandr Sankin and Ruslan Nikolayenko, second and third in the middle-distance event, claimed gold and silver in the men’s 13,200 metres.

Lithuania’s Blankets Volungevicius secured the bronze medal. 

Hanna Fedosieieva returned to the top of the podium and Hanna Androsovych took bronze in the women’s 8,800m.

Lithuania’s Adrija Atgalaine split the Ukrainians in the silver medal position. 

Ukraine also saw golden success on the final day of shooting with Violet Lykova overcoming the women’s 50m rifle three positions competition.

Gohwoo Kim of South Korea and Mira Zsuzsanna Biatovszki of Hungary were her closest challengers after the two athletes came second and third respectively.

South Korea secured a one-two in the men’s 25 rapid fire pistol following the success of gold and silver medallists Tae Young Kim and Seung Hwa Lee.

Serhii Fomin achieved another medal for Ukraine by taking bronze in the event.

Ukraine have now claimed a remarkable total of 51 gold medals for the competition, far more than the United States' 18 in second.

After a day’s break in the athletics, action returned to the Sesi Track with Kenya impressing in the men’s and women’s 3,000m steeplechase.

Lucas Wanjiru triumphed for the African country in the men’s competition, while Germany’s Alexander Bley and compatriot Peter Omari trailed behind in second and third.

Kenya’s Ann Njoki wonbronze in the women’s race as Finland claimed its first medal of the Deaflympics through winner Sara-Elise Ruoknen ahead of Emily Wilson of the US

In the women’s tennis doubles finals, Chinese Taipei duo Chiu-Mei Ho and Chia-Wen Lin won gold after defeating German pair Heike Albrecht-Schröder and Verena Fleckenstein 6-4, 6-1.

The bronze went to Italy's Cristina Abrami and Giulia Bassini thanks to a 6-4, 6-3 triumph over Israel’s Rotem Ashkenazi and Alina Shteinberg.

Mikael Alix Laurent and Vincent Novelli beat India’s Dhananjay Dubey and Prthvi Sekhar 7-6, 6-2 to succeed for France in the men’s doubles final.

Cedric Kaufmann and Nils Rohwedder put Germany on the podium again after defeating Argentine pair Mateo Jesus Gobbi and Nicolas Gustavo Lahitte 6-3, 6-3.

The Deaflympics is scheduled to continue until May 15.