Brazil's Elizabeth Rodrigues Gomes threw 6.51m to break the women's F53 shot put world record in Marrakech ©Getty Images

Brazil's Elizabeth Rodrigues Gomes and Nigeria's Goodness Nwachukwu set world records at the latest World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Marrakech, where hosts Morocco led the way with 16 gold medals.

Gines earned the women's discus throw F53 gold at the delayed Tokyo 2020 Paralympics with a world record, and did the same at the Grand Stadium in the F52-55 shot put with a 6.51 metres throw to score 1,136 points.

The previous F53 world record had stood since 1994, set by New Zealand's Cristeen Smith at 5.88m.

F55 athlete Ogochukwu Ogili notched a personal best 6.89m to earn silver with 833 points, with Mali's Korotoumou Coulibaly scoring 828 in third with 6.86m.

Commonwealth Games champion Nwachukwu launched 9.52m to break the women's F42 shot put gold in a dominant display.

Two-time Paralympic champion Azedinne Nouri recorded a season's best 10.65m in the men's F34 shot put to score 841 points, beating the 619 points and 9.04m from Libya's Osama Othman Shaban Abdulaziz.

Goodness Nwachukwu of Nigeria threw a women's F42 shot put world record 9.52m ©Getty Images
Goodness Nwachukwu of Nigeria threw a women's F42 shot put world record 9.52m ©Getty Images

He also notched a season's best 27.33m to win javelin gold in Marrakech, and 24.96m for a silver in the discus.

Fatiha Hassar earned a double gold medal haul with an 18.16m personal best in the women's F57 discus and season's best 6.62m in the shot put.

There was success in the track events for Morocco too.

Anass Sikouk won the men's T35/36 100 metres by more than one second with his time of 12.82sec, and led a Moroccan one-two in the 400m with Zakaria Najah with his time of 1min 2.32sec.

Haitam Alkass took gold for the hosts in the men's T47 100m, notching 11.67 to beat Central African Republic's Leonel Dambourou by 0.09.

The men's T47 400m gold was won by Ayoub Sadni of Morocco by more than two seconds with his time of 48.29.

Morocco won 13 silvers and 10 bronzes in addition to their 16 golds.

Tunisia and France both fared well at the Grand Prix, earning nine golds.

T37 athlete Mandy Francois-Elie led a French one-two-three in the women's T13/37/63 100m in 13.88, scoring 905 points to the 595 from T13 athlete Celia Terki who clocked 13.47.

T64 athlete Dimitri Pavade took gold in the men's T47/61/64 long jump with a season's best 7.00 metres.

Cuba's eight-time Paralympic champion Omara Durand was among the other top performers in Marrakech, claiming a comfortable women's T12 200 metres gold in 24.17sec and 400m victory in 54.73.

Monterrey in Mexico is due to host the next World Para Athletics Grand Prix from April 24 to 29.