The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games are underway with 12 days of competition across 22 sports. Follow the highlights from the sixth day of competition at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games as they happen via our blog below.
31 August 00:24 (JST): And that's it for day 6 at Tokyo 2020
If you missed the action of the first few days, you can relive it with our highlights summary below:
31 August 00:23 (JST): Wheelchair tennis quarterfinals round up
It was a great day for some tennis action today with some exciting quarterfinals matches to round up day 6.
Here are the winners:
Niels Vink (Netherlands) - quad singles quarterfinals
KOJI Sugeno (Japan) - quad singles quarterfinals
Dylan Alcott (Australia) - quad singles quarterfinals
Sam Schroder (Netherlands) - quad singles finals
Alfie Hewitt / Gordon Reid (Great Britain) - men's doubles quarterfinals
Stephane Houdet / Nicolas Peifer (France) - men's double quarterfinals
Tom Egberink / Malkel Scheffers (Netherlands) - men's double quarterfinals
KUNIEDA Shingo / SANADA Takashi (Japan) - men's double quarterfinals
30 August 22:47 (JST): Sitting volleyball round up
Preliminary rounds continued today at day 6 at Tokyo 2020. Just in case you missed the action, here are the current standings of the teams:
Rwanda 0-3 RPC (Women's Pool B)
Germany - China (Men's Pool B)
United States 0-3 China (Women's Pool B)
IR Iran 3-0 Brazil (Men's Pool B)
30 August 22:28 (JST): Swimming round up
Here are the gold medal winners in swimming today
Australia - 4x100m freestyle relay
Ihar Boki (Belarus) - 200m individual medley SM13
Rogier Dosman (Netherlands) - 200m individual medley SM11
ZHENG Tao (PR China) - 50m backstroke S5
WANG Jingang (PR China) - 50m butterfly S6 final
Ami Omer Dadaon (RPC)- 200m freestyle
Bogdan Mozvgovoi (RPC)- 100m backstroke S9
Andrii Trusov (Ukraine) - 100m backstroke S7
Carlotta Gilli (Italy) - 200m individual medley SM13
Arlota Trimi (Italy) - 100m freestyle S3
MA Jia (PR China) - 200m individual medley SM11
LU Dong (PR China) - 50m backstroke S5
JIANG Yuyan (PR China) - 50m butterfly S6
Hannah Aspen (USA) - 100m backstroke S9
Mallory Weggemann (USA)- 100m backstroke S7
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30 August 22:28 (JST): Football 5-a-side round up
Here are the winners in the preliminary rounds of Group A and B
China 1 - 0 France
Brazil 4 - 0 Japan
Thailand 0-2 Morocco
Spain 0-2 Argentina
Tune in for more of the action tomorrow!
30 August 22:23 (JST): Lee Pearson wins 14th Paralympic gold, Roxanne Trunnell takes second gold at the Games
Great Britain's Lee Pearson won the 14th Paralympic gold medal of his career - and the third gold medal at Tokyo 2020 -after winning the Para dressage individual Freestyle Grade II event. Meanwhile USA's Roxanne Trunnell showed her class to dominate the individual freestyle freestyle test Grade I.
Here are the other winners in today's equestrian competition:
Sanne Voets (Netherlands)
Michele George (Belgium)
Tobias Thorning Jorgensen (Denmark)
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30 August 22:00 (JST): Athletics evening session round up
Congratulations to all the winners in athletics today.
Dmitri Safronov (RPC) - 100m T35
Anton Prokhorov (RPC) - 100m T63
Felix Streng (Germany) - 100m T64
Mahdi Olad (Islamic Republic of Iran) - shot put F11
Evgenii Torsunov (RPC) - long jump T36
Sumit Sumit - javelin throw F64
Elizabeth Rodrigues Gomes - discus throw F53 (world record)
Tune in for the athletic medal events starting tomorrow am.
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30 August 21:30 (JST): Turkey's Nihat Turkmenoglu wins gold in W1
Turkey's Nihat Turkmenoglu took the only gold medal of the archery competition of the day when he defeated Czech Republic's David Drahoninsky. Meanwhile, he's not the only one celebrating as his teammate Bahattin Hekimoglu took bronze after a fierce match against Mohammadreza Zandi of Islamic Republic of Iran
30 August 20:49 (JST): Felix Streng from Germany wins 100m T64
Felix Streng is the new reigning champion of 100m T64. He clocked in a blistering time of 10.76, followed by Costa Rica's Sherman Isidro Guity Guity who clinched silver after clocking in two seconds later.
Both Germany's Johannes Floors and Great Britain's Jonnie Peacock will get a bronze medal each as they both clocked in at 10.79.
30 August 20:23 (JST): Two gold medals in table tennis for Australia, plus a table-tennis round up
Australia's LEI Li Na and YANG Qian bring home two gold medals for Australia after winning their respective women's singles classes during the table tennis competitions at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
Veteran Lei - who represented China between four Paralympic Games (Athens to Rio) - stunned PR China's XIONG Guiyan to win in the class 9 event in five set matches 6-11 11-5 11-5 9-11 11-5 that lasted for 31 minutes.
Meanwhile Yang - who also represented China in London and Rio - have beaten Brazil's Bruna Costa Alexandre in four set matches 13-11 6-11 11-7 11-9 to win gold in women's singles class 10.
Here are some of the gold medal winners of the day:
KOR JOO Young Daee (Republic of South Korea) - singles class 1
Fabien Lamirault (France) - singles class 2
Abdullah Ozturk (Turkey) - singles class 4
ZHAO Shuai (People's Republic of China) - singles class 8
Kelly van Zon (Netherlands) - singles class 7
Maryna Lytovchenko (Ukraine) - singles class 6
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30 August 20:15 (JST): Goalball round up
Here are the winners in today's preliminary matches:
United States 3-13 Lithuania (Group A)
Ukraine 0 - 1 Turkey (Group B)
China - Germany (Group B)
China 4-2 Canada (Group C)
Brazil 11-1 Egypt (Group D)
United States - Turkey (Group D)
Tomorrow, the quarterfinals begin!
30 August 19:40 (JST): In his own words
TOMITA Uchu of Japan reacts after winning a bronze medal in the men's 200m individual medley SM11 following a silver in the 400m freestyle.
After I won my first medal (at Tokyo 2020), more people started watching and were interested in the race.
Thanks to the support of everyone, I was able to get another medal. I am very thankful for that."
30 August 19:40 (JST): Powerlifting round up
And that concludes the powerlifting competitions for Tokyo 2020! Congratulations to all the gold medal winners today.
Jamil Elshebli (Jordan) - +107kg
Sodnompiljee Enkhbayar -107kg
DENG Xuemei - +86kg
Folashade Oluwafemiayo -86kg
30 August 19:40 (JST): Ihar Boki can't be stopped
Ihar Boki is just claimed his fifth Paralympic gold medal in the pool after winning the 200m individual medley SM13 with a world record time of 2:02.70. The swimmer is aiming to match his Paralympic medal haul from Rio 2016.
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30 August 19:00 (JST): Athletics back underway
Action is back on at the Olympic Stadium with the men's long jump F64 the first event to get underway. There will be a total of seven medal events tonight including the men's T64 100m.
Will Jonnie Peacock win his third consecutive Paralympic title? or will one of the world record holders Johannes Floor, Felix Streng or Mpumelelo Mhlongo be crowned the new Paralympic champion?
Find out at 20:43 JST.
30 August 18:59 (JST): World Record alert in the pool
The Netherlands Rogier Dorsman has beaten his own world record in the men's 200m individual medley SM11 with a time of 2:19.02 to win gold.
Ukraine's Mykhailo Serbin touched in for silver while host nation hero TOMITA Uchu finished with the bronze.
30 August 18:30 (JST): World Record alert in the pool
Lu Dong has broken a 11-year old world record (37.18) in the women's 50m backstroke S5 event. Dong went more than a second under the previous world record held by Ukraine's Natalia Ziani.
In the same race, swimming legend Teresa Perales touched in second to earn her 27th Paralympic medal. She is now just one medal away from equally Michael Phelps Olympic record of 28 medals.
30 August 18:03 (JST): Clean sweep for PR China in pool
PR China have gone 1-2-3 in the men's 50m backstroke S5 with ZHENG Tao beating his own world record time (31.42) to win gold. RUAN Jingsong and WANG Lichao finished with silver and bronze respectively.
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30 August 18:00 (JST): Sanne Voets wins gold
Sanne Voets and her horse Demantur won gold in the individual freestyle test - Grade IV following a total score of 82.085. This is Voet's second medal at the Games following a silver in the dressage team test to music.
30 August 17:39 (JST): In his own words
French table tennis Paralympic champion reacts to his victory today.
Wow, I’m feeling very good. It’s too incredible to describe.
I wanted to be the first in this class to win two in a row, and now I did. I’m very happy I did it.”
30 August 17:37 (JST): Ami Omer Dadaon breaks his own world record and wins gold
Ami Omer Dadaon of Israel stormed to victory in the men's 200m freestyle - S4 to set a new world record which he has previously set last June before the Paralympic Games.
Dadaon, who won gold in Rio in the same event, clocked in a blistering time of 2:44.84 and edged out Japan's SUZUKI Takayuki who touched the wall 10 seconds later. RPC's Roman Zhdanov came in third with a time of 13.64.
30 August 17:15 (JST): France's Fabien Lamirault defends crown in men's singles class 2 table tennis
Reigning Rio champion Fabien Lamirault staked his claim again on the golden crown after beating Poland's Rafal Czuper in the men's singles class 2 table tennis competition held at the Tokyo Metropolitan gym.
Lamirault beat the Polish 11-6 12-14 11-5 7-5 11-9 during five-set match that lasted 42 minutes.
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30 August 17:06 (JST): Ukraine's Andrii Trusov breaks world record and wins gold
Andrii Trusov touched the wall first in the men's 100m backstroke - S7 finals to claim gold with a time of 1:0814, which is a world record. This is the athlete's first gold at the Tokyo 2020 after winning two silver medals in both men's 4x100m freestyle relay SM7 and men's 400m freestyle - S7.
Argentina's Pipo Carlomagno claimed silver with a time of 1:08.83, just 0.69 seconds behind Trusov. Meanwhile, Israel's Mark Malyar finished at third place.
30 August 16:54 (JST): In her own words
Mariana Elena Zuniga Varela reacts after winning silver in the women's individual compound on her Paralympic debut:
I may have won the silver but in my heart I won the gold medal. This experience was so good.
30 August 16:02 (JST): Sweden's Philip Jonsson claims gold in R4 mixed 10m air rifle
Philip Jonsson of Sweden won his first Paralympic gold after shooting 252.8 points during the R4 mixed 10m Air SH2 final. The athlete, who placed eight at Rio 2016, also has another thing to celebrate. Not only did he win gold at Tokyo 2020 but he also broke a Paralympic record.
Meanwhile, Slovakia's Francek Gorard Tirsek clinched silver with a score of 252.4, just 0.4 seconds behind Jonsson, whilst Italy's Andrea Liverani claimed bronze with a score of 230.7
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30 August 16:02 (JST): In his own words
Dinesh Prayantha Herath Mudiyanselage reacts after winning Sri-Lanka's first Paralympic gold medal
I am very happy because my main dream came true. I have no words to describe (the feeling).
This is the best example for Sri Lankan para athletes.
30 August 14:45 (JST): Japan's KUNIEDA Shingo and KAMIJI Yui win their matches in day 6 of Tokyo 2020
Japan aces KUNIEDA Shingo and KAMIJI Yui are both working their way up the leaderboard as they smashed both their matches today at the Ariake Tennis Park Centre Court. Wold no 1 in men's Kunieda won 6-0 6-0 against PR China's JI Zhenxu whilst world no 2 Kamiji held off the challenge against Brazil's Meirycoll Duvall to win 6-0 6-0.
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30 August 14:39 (JST): In his own words
PR China's ZHAO Suai reacts on winning his third straight gold in the men's single class 8 table tennis.
I wanted to win too much, I felt so close to the gold.
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30 August 14:27 (JST): First Paralympic gold for Nigeria's Folashade Oluwafemiayo
Nigeria's Folashade Oluwafemiayo showed top form in the women's -86kg powerlifting event as she made a best lift of 151kg to claim gold, whilst breaking both a world record and a Paralympic record.
This is the first gold medal for Oluwafemiayo who already has one silver from London 2012. Her victory now brings Nigeria's gold medal tally to three which was coincidentally all won in powerlifting.
30 August 14:02 (JST): ParalympicsGB archer Phoebe Paterson Pine takes gold in women's individual compound
Phoebe Paterson Pine claimed gold in an intense battle against Chile's Mariana Zuniga Varela in the women's individual compound in Yumenoshima Archery Park. The British beat the Chilean archer only by one point 134-133.
30 August 13:30 (JST): PR China's DONG Chao wins 10m Air rifle
People's Republic of China's DONG Chao won gold in the men's 10m Air rifle Standing SH1 final. Scoring 246.4, he also broke a Paralympic record to defend his Rio 2016 crown in the same event. This completes Dong's hat trick after winning in both London 2012 and Rio 2016.
Andrii Dorshenko from the Ukraine shooting powerhouse finished at second after shooting a total of 245.1. Jinho Park took bronze.
30 August 12:45 (JST): Brazil defeat Japan in football 5-a-side
Reigning champions Brazil are not letting up even if its against host nation Japan. They managed to four goals with Japan scoring 0.
Up next in the afternoon session is the match against Thailand and Morrocco at 16:30 JST and Spain vs Argentina at 19:30 JST.
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30 August 12:30 (JST): Athletics morning session round up
Here are the gold medal winners in the athletics morning session
Dinesh Herath Mudiyanselage (Sri Lanka) - javelin throw - F46
Walid Ktila (Tunisia) - 100m T34
Andrew Small (Great Britain) - 100 T33
Borbirjon Omonov (Uzbekistan) - shot put F41
Francisca Mardones Sepulveda (Chile) - shot put F54 - (world record, Paralympic record)
30 August 12:10 (JST): Mongolia wins first gold in powerlifting
Sodnompiljee Enkhbayar wins Mongolia's first gold in powerlifting! Enkhbayar broke the Paralympic record (twice) after lifting 241 and 245 which secured him the top podium. He beat JONG Yee Khie of Malaysia who scored 237 (silver) and Islamic of Republic of Iran's Saman Razi to take third place.
This is Mongolia's second gold medal at an Paralympic Games.
It means a lot to the whole country and the Mongolian team, as well.
I hope it gives inspiration to other Mongolian para athletes to compete in the Paralympic Games in the future.”
30 August 12:00 (JST): Kylie Grimes makes history for Paralympics GB
Not only did Paralympics GB make history yesterday after claiming gold in wheelchair rugby. One of its players, Kylie Grimes, also became the first woman to win gold in the sport at an Paralympic Games.
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30 August 11:30 (JST): Sri Lankan athlete breaks world record in javelin throw
Dinesh Priyan Herath Mudiyanselage of Sri Lanka broke the world record in his third attempt at javelin throw after scoring 67.79. The Rio 2016 bronze medallist looks in fine form to finish on top of the podium and won first-ever Paralympic gold medal for Sri Lanka
30 August 11:30 (JST): India's Avani Lekhara wins gold for India
Avani Lekhara has won gold in the women's 10m Air rifle (standing) - SH1 finals held at the Asaka Shooting Range.
In her Paralympic debut, Avani had a total score of 249.6 which equals the world record and also breaks a Paralympic record. Following her is China PR's ZHANG Cuiping who took silver after scoring 248.9 and Ukraine's Iryna Shchetnik Iryna.
Slovakia's Veronika Vadovicova didn't reach podium but placed fourth.
30 August 11:00 (JST): Tune in to women's shooting finals
Shooting medal events kick off now with R2 - Women's 10m Air rifle medal match at 11:00 JST followed by R1 - men's 10m Air Rifle (standing) at 13:00 JST.
30 August 10:35 (JST): Ukraine's Maryna Lytovchenko takes gold in table tennis women's singles - class 6
The 30-year-old Maryna Lytovchenko improved on her Rio 2016 bronze medal to clinch gold at Tokyo 2020 after dominating the match at 11-6 11-4 11-3 to beat RPC's Maliak Alieva.
This gives Lytovchenko the first gold medal in table tennis of day 6.
Meanwhile in the men's single class 8, her teammate Viktor Didukh was beaten by China PR's ZHAO Shuai.
30 August 10:34 (JST): Andrew Small storms to gold in 100 - T34
Andrew Small of Great Britain won the men's 100m T34 event after clocking in 17.73 followed by Ahmad Almutairi from Kuwait who finished with a time of 17.83, just 10 seconds after Small. ParalymicsGB teammate Harri Jenkins came in third place.
Small took up the sport after being inspired by London 2012, his home Games. Nine years later, he's got a gold of his own!
In the 100m - T34, Tunisia's Walid Ktila broke a Paralympic record at 15.01 to clinch gold followed by Rheed McCracken from Australia at second and Mohamed Alhammadi at third place.
30 August 10:00 (JST): Table tennis and sitting volleyball underway
The last of the men's and women's singles medals are up for grabs today in the table tennis while the sitting volleyball tournament continues with it's group stage matches.
30 August 9:49 (JST): World Record alert in the pool
PR China's JIANG Yuyan has beaten her own world record time in the women's 50m butterfly S6, which was set at the 2019 World Championships. In her heat this morning the three time world champion went 34.56 seconds.
30 August 9:44 (JST): World Record alert in athletics
Mexico's Monica Olivia Rodriguez Saavedra has come away with a Paralympic gold and world record in the women's 1,500m T11 event. Her time of 4:37.40 was one second fastest than that set by ZHENG Jin at Rio 2016.
30 August 9:30 (JST): Athletics and Boccia underway
The athletics is back on at the Olympic Stadium for the morning session with the men's long jump T12 event beginning proceedings. There will be a massive 8 gold medals up for grabs this morning.
Over in the boccia, the individual pool matches continue ahead of the quarter-finals action tomorrow.
30 August 8:46 (JST): In case you missed the action
Did you miss the action from Day 5 at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games?
From Great Britain winning their first medal in wheelchair rugby to Italy's silver medal in the women's team foil event or maybe you just want to take a look back at yesterday's triathlon...catch up with all things Paralympics with our highlights blog and wrap up.
Even take a look through the below gallery which includes some of the best moments of Day 5.
30 August 8:30 (JST): Good morning Day 6!
An action-packed day 6 is already underway at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Let's take you through this morning's proceedings.
Football 5-a-side kicks off at 9:00 JST with a match between People's Republic of China and France followed by reigning champions Brazil facing off host nation Japan.
Four gold medals are up for grabs in powerlifting which commence at 11:00, whilst shooting will see a first medal awarded at the women's 10m Air rifle event.
And lastly, the swimming heats are back on this morning at Tokyo Aquatic Centre with medal events starting at 17:00
We also have several more events beginning throughout the day so sit back and relax as we take you through Day 6 of action at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.