Marie-Amelie Le Fur of France produced the outstanding performance on the final day of the World Para Athletics European Championships in Berlin as she won gold with a world record of 6.01 metres in the recently-established T64 long jump category.
Germany’s Paralympic, world and European champion Markus Rehm delighted the home crowds in Berlin as he set a world record of 8.48 metres in the men’s long jump T64 on the penultimate day of the World Para Athletics European Championships.
A further three world records fell in the field as action continued at the World Para Athletics European Championships in Berlin today.
Britain and France enjoyed success on the third day of the World Para Athletics European Championships in Berlin.
Kare Adenegan set a Championship record to beat team-mate Hannah Cockroft to women's T34 100 metres gold at the World Para Athletics European Championships in Berlin.
Day two at the World Para Athletics European Championships in Berlin did not replicate the world records of the opening day, but nevertheless produced no fewer than 11 Championship records at the Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn Sportpark.
Home athlete Niko Kappel played a big part in helping to promote the World Para Athletics European Championships that got underway in Berlin tonight, but he had to settle for the silver medal in the men’s shot put F41 final as his great rival, Poland’s Bartosz Tyszkowski, beat his own world record in earning gold.
A week after the outstandingly successful European Athletics Championships came to a close in Berlin, the German capital prepares to welcome another wave of top athletes for the World Para Athletics European Championships, due to underway tomorrow and run until next Sunday August 26.
This year's World Para Athletics European Championships in Berlin is to be livestreamed, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced.
World Para Athletics has announced the inclusion of RaceRunning events for athletes with severe co-ordination impairments in competitions from 2018.