Highlights: Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games - Day 7

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games are underway with 12 days of competition across 22 sports. Follow the highlights from the seventh day of competition at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games as they happen via our blog below.

31 August 23:50 (JST): And that's it for day 7 at Tokyo 2020

If you missed the action of the first few days, you can relive it with our highlights summary below:

31 August 23:15 (JST): Wheelchair tennis

Wheelchair tennis took centre stage again tonight with some fantastic performances from Netherlands' Diede de Groot in the quarterfinals where she beat Japan's OHTANI Momoko 6-3 6-2.

In the quad semis, Australia's Dylan Alcott over Netherlands' Niels Vink, whilst Vink's Dutch teammate Sam Scrhoder won against SUGENO Koji.

There'll be more tennis action tomorrow as the quarterfinals continue plus the first medal match in quad doubles.

31 August 22:38 (JST) And in this corner....sitting volleyball round up!

Today we saw some Rio 2016 medallists like Islamid Republic of Iran and Bosnia Herzegovina still holding up the line in centre court in the men's preliminary round. Egypt, bronze medallists at Rio 2016, however lost against RPC by 3-0, whilst Brazil was beaten by Germany 3-1.

Here's the latest update on the men's preliminary rounds today:

Egypt 0-3 RPC
Brazil 1-3 Germany
PR China 0-3 IR Iran
Bosnia Herzegovina 3-0 Japan

31 August 22:26 (JST) Football 5-a-side round up

Brazil once again reigned supreme after beating France whilst rivals Argentina flexed their power muscle over Thailand to win 3-0.

Meanwhile, here's today's scoreboard tally in the men's preliminary rounds

Japan 0-2 PR China
France 0-4 Brazil
Argentina 3-0 Thailand
Morocco 1-1 Spain

Angel Deldo Garcia ARG celebrates in the Football 5-a-side match between Thailand and Argentina of the Men's Preliminary Round Group A at the at the Aomi Urban Sports Park, Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Tokyo, Japan, Tuesday 31 August 2021. Photo: OIS/Thomas Lovelock. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC
Angel Deldo Garcia ARG celebrates in the Football 5-a-side match between Thailand and Argentina of the Men's Preliminary Round Group A at the at the Aomi Urban Sports Park, Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Tokyo, Japan, Tuesday 31 August 2021. Photo: OIS/Thomas Lovelock. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC
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31 August 22:10 (JST): Netherlands take massive victory over host nation Japan in women's wheelchair basketball

The Netherlands just showed what a powerhouse they are after beating host nation Japan in their home court. The Dutch women's team were dominant from start to finish winning 82 against Japan's 24.

Here's a scoreboard for today's quarterfinal rounds in women's:
Australia 71-32 Algeria (classification playoff 9/10)
Canada 48-63 United States
Germany 57-33 Spain
PR China 47-33 Great Britain
Netherlands 82-24 Japan

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Julia van der Sprong #8 of Team Netherlands defends Izumi Zaima #2 of Team Japan in the second half during the women's Wheelchair Basketball Quarterfinals on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Ariake Arena on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Julia van der Sprong #8 of Team Netherlands defends Izumi Zaima #2 of Team Japan in the second half during the women's Wheelchair Basketball Quarterfinals on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Ariake Arena on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
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31 August 21:40 (JST): Athletics evening round-up

Whilst it's been drizzling in the capital, there's been some celebrations at the Olympic stadium after amazing feats during the night's athletics session.

Congratulations to our gold medal winners!

*Men's *
Charles-Antoine Kouakou (France) - 400m T20
Jose Rodolfo Chessani Garcia (Mexico) - 400m - T38
Sam Grewe (USA) - high jump T63
Maksym Koval (Ukraine) - shot put F20
LIU Li (PR China) - shot put F32

Women's
Linda Patricia Perez Lopez (Venezuela)- 100m T11
Adiaratou Iglesias Forneiro (Spain) - 100m T13
Lisbeli Marina Vera Andrade (Venezuela) - 100m T47
Marlene van Gansewinkel (Netherlands)- 200m - T64
Breanna Clark (USA) - 400m T20
ZHOU Zhaoqian (PR China) - 1500m T54
Luca Ekler (Hungary)- long jump T38

For a full list of the winners, click here.

31 August 21:00 (JST): USA's Sam Grewe dethrones India's Mariyappan Thangavelu

Rio 2016 silver medallist Sam Grewe (high jump T42) dethrones defending champion India's Mariyappan Thangavelu in the men's high jump event T63 at the Olympic stadium. The American edged out Thangavelu by two points done in one of his last two jumps. Now the silver medallist has become the gold medallist. Will we see a rematch again in Paris 2024?

READ MORE: Sam Grewe beats India's Mariyappan Thangavelu in reversal of Rio 2016 final

31 August 20:55 (JST): And goalball concludes day 7

All Rio 2016 medallists in men's goalball Lithuania, USA and Brazil topped their quarterfinal matches today. Here is today's scoreboard tally:

Japan 4-7 PR China
Ukraine 4-5 United States
Belgium 4-7 Lithuania
Brazil 9-4 Turkey

Tomorrow, check out tomorrow's blog for the women's quarterfinals.

31 August 20:50 (JST): USA's Breanna Clark breaks world record to win gold

USA's Breanna Clark broke out into a dance when she claimed victory in the women's 400m T20 event. The athlete was ecstatic after crossing the finish line at 55.18, breaking her own world record which she set three years ago. The star athlete was followed by Ukraine's Shuliar Yulia at 56.18 and Jardenia Barbosa da Silva who broke into tears herself after winning the bronze in the event.

31 August 20:38 (JST): In her own words

Marlene van Gansewinkel reacts after clinching gold in the women's 200m T64 finals today at the Olympic stadium:

It's so incredible, it's a feeling I never had before. I can't describe it. It's so amazing.

I thought I was never good at 200m, but apparently I am.

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Marlene van Gansewinkel of Team Netherlands celebrates winning the gold medal after competing in the Women's 200m T-64 final a on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Marlene van Gansewinkel of Team Netherlands celebrates winning the gold medal after competing in the Women's 200m T-64 final a on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
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31 August 20:30 (JST): It's Latino power in today's athletics

In the evening session, Mexican, Venezuelan and Spanish athletes are dominating their events.

Mexico's Rodolfo Chessani Garcia came away with gold in the men's 400m T38 final whilst Venezuela's Linda Patricia Perez Lopez did the same in the women's 100m - T11.

The gold rush continued with Spain's Adiaratou Iglesias Forneiro in the women's 100m T13 followed by another Venezuelan great Lisbeli Marina Vera Andrade in the women's 100m T47. There are three more women's events coming up so keep your eyes peeled.

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Adiaratou Iglesias Forneiro of Team Spain celebrates winning the Women's 100m - T13 final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Adiaratou Iglesias Forneiro of Team Spain celebrates winning the Women's 100m - T13 final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
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31 August 19:56 (JST): Luca Ekler smashes her Paralympic debut with gold and a new world record

Luca Ekler surely shined on that stage tonight as she leaped for golden victory and broke her own world record twice. In her first attempt she jumped 5.60, just .9m of her record set in Poland last June. In her third attempt, she topped herself and leaped to 5.63m to eclipse all her opponents.

Margarita Goncharova of the RPC claimed silver with a best jump of 5.29m whilst Olivia Breen of Great Britain scored third place with her best jump of 4.91.

READ MORE: Hungary's Luca Ekler breaks own long jump world record twice to claim gold on Day 7

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Luca Ekler of Team Hungary competes in the Women's Long Jump - T38 Final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Luca Ekler of Team Hungary competes in the Women's Long Jump - T38 Final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
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31 August 19:54 (JST): That's all for swimming today!

Congratulations to all the winners of today's swimming event.

Take a look at the athletes who claimed gold medals today:

Men's
RPC - 4x100m freestyle relay
Maksym Krypak (Ukraine) - 100m butterfly S10
Salei Raman (Azerbaijan) - 100m freestyle S12
Arnulfo Castorena (Mexico) - 50m breaststroke SB2
Reece Dunn - 200m individual medley SM14
Andrei Nikolav (RPC) - 400m freestyle S8

Women's
Giulia Terzi (Italy) - 100m freestyle S7
Sophie Pascoe (New Zealand) - 100m freeestyle S9
Maria Carolina Gomes Santiago (Brazil) - 100m freestyle S12
Mikaela Jenkins (USA) - 100m butterfly
Marta Fernandez Infante - 50m breaststroke SB3
Valeriia Shabalina (RPC) - 200m individual medley SM14
Morgan Stickney (USA) - 400m freestyle S8

For a full list of the winners, click here

31 August 19:20 (JST): Athletics: Men's 400m T20 - Gold medal for Charles-Antoine Kouakou

French athlete Charles-Antoine Kouakou has just achieved an incredible performance at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. Against all odds, he dominated the favourites and finished the race in first place with a time of 47.63 seconds. A well-deserved surprise gold medal!

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Charles-Antoine Kouakou of Team France celebrates winning the gold medal after competing in the Men's 400m - T20 final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Charles-Antoine Kouakou of Team France celebrates winning the gold medal after competing in the Men's 400m - T20 final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
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31 August 19:28 (JST): Sophie Pascoe wins gold in the 100m freestyle - S9

New Zealand's para swimming star has finally won gold at Tokyo 2020. After winning bronze in 100m backstroke S9 and silver in the 100m breaststroke S9 bronze, she finally completes that hunt for gold after winning the 100m freestyle S9 at day 7 of the swimming competitions and won after touching the wall at 1:02.37 just .40 seconds ahead of Spain's Sarai Gascon. Mariana Ribeiro of Brazil took bronze after clocking in at 1:03.39. It was one of the most dramatic finishes ever with the gold, silver and bronze won by barely a second difference!

TIDBIT: This is the 10th gold medal for Pascoe and she still has two more competitions to go at Tokyo 2020. Will she get her 11th and 12th gold? Tune in the next few days to find out.

31 August 19:00 (JST): Athletics back underway!

We are back at the Olympic Stadium for a jam-packed night of athletics action, where we begin with the women long jump T38. There will be 13 medals on offer throughout the evening!

31 August 18:55 (JST): World Record and gold in the pool

Ukraine's Maksym Krypak has beaten close rival Stefano Raimondi of Italy in the men's 100m butterfly S10 event in a world record time. The swimmer is now a six-time Paralympic champion alongside his five world titles and 10 European titles.

31 August 18:50 (JST): Luca Eckler is about to compete in the long jump T38

Hungary's Luca Eckler is about to step on that stage to compete in the long jump T38 event. She is the reigning world champion and the three-time European champion.

Before that, read our story on this Hungarian champ.

READ MORE: Luca Ekler - 'Para athletics helped me to accept me for who I am'

31 August 18:40 (JST): Fernandez and Castorena claim gold for Mexico and Spain

After several attempts in different swimming disciplines over the past few days of the Games, both Marta Fernandez (Spain, SB3) and Arnulfo Castorena (Mexico, SB1) have finally become the new Paralympic champions in their respective disciplines.

In the case of Fernandez, she beat the other two Mexicans in her race, Nely Miranda and Patricia Valle, with Miranda claiming a bronze medal on the podium.

Castorena also shares a medal in this discipline with Jesús Hernández, another Mexican regular in Paralympic swimming competitions, who, like Miranda, claimed bronze.

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31 August 18:26 (JST): In case you missed it...

Oksana Masters has become a Paralympic champion in both a Summer and Winter Games after winning gold in the women's H4-5 Time Trial this morning.

The 32-year-old won two golds at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Paralympic Games in the cross-country skiing.

READ MORE: Oksana Masters wins gold in the H4-5 time trial

31 August 18:19 (JST): Are you watching the wheelchair tennis?

World no.1 quad's player and defending champion Dylan Alcott of Australia in on centre court right now for his semi-final match against Niels Vikk of the Netherlands.

Dutchman Sam Schorder is already through to the gold medal match after defeating japan's SUGENO Koji 6-2 6-3.

Who will join Schroder in the final?

31 August 17:42 (JST): World Record alert in the Swimming

Reece Dunn has his second world record of these Paralympic Games, this time in the men's 200m individual medley as he touched in at 2:08.02. It was his fourth gold of Tokyo 2020.

On Friday 27 August he beat the men's 200m freestyle S14 as well.

31 August 17:11 (JST): Cycling road afternoon session round up

Congratulations to all the gold medal winners of the cycling road events of the afternoon session

Men's
Alexandre Lloveras (France) - B time trial
Benjamin Watson (Great Britain) - C3 time trial
Patrik Kuril (Slovakia) - C4 time trial
Daniel Abraham Gebru (Netherlands) - C5 time trial
CHEN Jianxin (PR China) - T1-2 time trial

Women's
Katie-George Dunlevy (Ireland) - B time trial
Jana Junke (Germany) - T1-2 time trial

For the full results, please click here.

OYAMA, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Denise Schindler of Team Germany competes during the Women's C1-3 Time Trial on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Fuji International Speedway on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
OYAMA, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Denise Schindler of Team Germany competes during the Women's C1-3 Time Trial on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Fuji International Speedway on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
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31 August 17:05 (JST): In her words...

After winning silver in today's T1-2 time trial, Australia's Carol Cooke spoke with Channel 7 about how important the Paralympic Games are

For years the Paralympics have been fighting to get equal billing with the Olympics because all these athletes are elite athletes.

I want people to see capability before disability.

31 August 17:00 (JST): Swimming back on!

The swimming is back for the evening session at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre with 14 medals up for grabs tonight. Make sure you tune in for all the action!

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31 August 16:29 (JST): Jana Majunke takes last medal of Cycling Road Time Trial

It started at 8:00 but now we have the conclusion of the Cycling Road events for today. The final event of today was the women's T1-2 which was won by Germany's Jana Majunke with three-time Paralympic champion Carol Cooke taking silver while Majunke's teammate finished with the bronze Angelika Dreock Kaeser.

31 August 16:15 (JST): In his own words...

US women's wheelchair basketball coach reacts after the team defeated Caanda 63-48 in the quarterfinals at Ariake today:

I still don’t think we’ve reached our potential. I think we have a better game in store for us.

31 August 15:15 (JST): PR 1 China win gold and silver in men's 10m air pistol SH1

People's Republic of China came away with two medals in the men's 10m air pistol SH1. It was a closely-fought battle between the teammates: YANG Chao took gold after finishing with an overall score of 237.9 (a Paralympic record). HUANG Xing took silver with a score of 237.5 - just .4 difference to Yang's.

31 August 15:09 (JST): Slovakia takes gold and silver in men's C4 time trial

It's a 1-2 podium finish for Slovakia as Patrik Kuril and Jozef Metelka take gold and silver in the men's C4 time trial held at Fuji International Speedway. The two Slovakians were neck to neck in the final lap of the race: Kuril finished with a time of 45:47.10 whilst teammate Metelka arrived 17.95 seconds (46:05:05) Kuril to clinch silver.

Meanwhile, George Peasgood from USA claimed bronze.

31 August 15:08 (JST): Women's W1 Archery competition delayed

The scheduled Tuesday evening session of archery has been postponed due to extreme weather conditions. All matches will instead now be played on Wednesday morning (1 September).

For full schedule click here.

31 August 14:36 (JST): USA defeat Canada in women's wheelchair basketball quarterfinals

USA are the first team to enter the semifinals after beating their Canadian rivals 63-48. They are now on track to defend their Rio 2016 title.

TIDBIT: The Canadian team reigned supreme in women's wheelchair basketball from 1992 to 2000. The last time they medalled at the Games was in Athens 2004. In 2018, the came back to the spotlight after they beat USA in the gold medal match at 2019 LIma Parapan Games.

Up next - Germany vs Spain (women's quarterfinals).

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31:  Natalie Schneider of Team United States celebrates after her teams victory in the Women's Wheelchair Basketball Quarter Final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Ariake Arena on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Natalie Schneider of Team United States celebrates after her teams victory in the Women's Wheelchair Basketball Quarter Final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Ariake Arena on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)
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31 August 14:20 (JST): China beat Japan in goalball quarterfinals

Asian rivals China and Japan took the stage today during the men's goalball quarterfinals at Makuhari Messe Hall. People's Republic of China finished with seven goals to Japan's 4 to win this round. This is the second time that China beat Japan today. Earlier, they defeated the host nation in football 5-a-side 2-0.

China is the first team to enter the semi-finals!

31 August 14:15 (JST): HE Zihao hit golden target in archery men's individual compound

People's Republic of China staked his claim on gold after eclipsing Ramezan Biabani from Islamic Republic of Iran during the men's individual compound medal match. This is the second gold medal for the 27-year-old Chinese athlete after winning gold in the mixed team compound on Sunday 29 August in his Paralympic debut.

Meanwhile, teammate AI Xiliang managed to snag a bronze after beating Slovakia's Marcel Pavlik 144-142.

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Zihao He of Team China competes against Ramezan Biabani of Team Iran during the Men's Archery Individual Compound - Open Final match on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Zihao He of Team China competes against Ramezan Biabani of Team Iran during the Men's Archery Individual Compound - Open Final match on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
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TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: (L-R) Silver medalist Ramezan Biabani of Team Iran, gold medalist Zihao He of Team China and bronze medalist Xinliang Al of Team China pose during the medal ceremony for the Men's Archery Individual Compound - Open Final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Dream Island Archery Park on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: (L-R) Silver medalist Ramezan Biabani of Team Iran, gold medalist Zihao He of Team China and bronze medalist Xinliang Al of Team China pose during the medal ceremony for the Men's Archery Individual Compound - Open Final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Dream Island Archery Park on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
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31 August 13:40 (JST): In her own roads

USA's Oksana Masters reacts after winning gold in the women's cycling road H4-5 trial:

Shock. Oh my god, shock. I just can’t believe this. The field here’s incredible. The women here are so tough.

31 August 13:14 (JST): Athletics morning round up

Congratulations to all the winners in the morning session.

Here is a list of all the gold medal winners today:

Men's
Toni Piispanen - 200m T51
James Turner (Australia) - 400m T36
Marcel Hug (Switzerland) - 1500m T54
Vladimir Sviridov - shot put F36
Jacques Yeltsin (Brazil) - 1500m T11
Robiel Yankiel Sol Cervantes - long jump T47

Women's
Omara Durand Elias - 400m T12
ZOU Lijuan (PR China) - shot put F34
Hashemiyeh Motaghian Moavi - javelin throw F56
ZHANG Liangmin (PR China) - discus throw F11

31 August 13:00 (JST): Cuba's Omara Durand wins gold

Omara Durand wins her sixth Paralympic medal; Alejandra Perez takes bronze

The Cuban athlete took the golden Paralympic title in women's 400m discipline T12 - the second golden day for Cuba following Robiel Sol's victory earlier in the day. Durand clocked in at 52.58 to win gold but failed to beat her own world record set in Rio de Janeiro in September 2026.

READ MORE: Cuba's Omara Durand defends crown and wins sixth Paralympic gold

31 August 12:58 (JST): In her own words

At 50-years-of-age SUGIURA Keiko has become Japan's oldest Paralympic gold medallist surpassing 46-year-old USHIKUBO Takio who a judo medal at Atlanta 1996.

Suguira won gold in the women's C1-3 time trial beating Sweden's Anna Beck and Australia's Paige Greco.

Today I forgot about my age.

I can't set a record for being the youngest, but I can set a record for being the oldest again.

Gold medal, thank goodness.

31 August 12:30 (JST): Sareh Javanmardi wins women's 10m air pistol SH1

Two-time Paralympic champion Sareh Javanmardi from Islamic Republic of Iran hit the golden treble today after winning the 10m air pistol SH1 event with a score of 239.2 and breaking both the world record and the Paralympic record. Turkey's Aysegul Pehlivanlar followed with 234.5 to take silver and Hungary's Krisztina David took bronze after a final score of 210.5.

ASAKA, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Sareh Javanmardi of Team Islamic Republic of Iran reacts to winning gold in the P2 Women's 10m Air Pistol final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Asaka Shooting Range on August 31, 2021 in Asaka, Japan. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
ASAKA, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Sareh Javanmardi of Team Islamic Republic of Iran reacts to winning gold in the P2 Women's 10m Air Pistol final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Asaka Shooting Range on August 31, 2021 in Asaka, Japan. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
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31 August 12:14 (JST): Cycling road morning session round up

Congratulations to all the gold medal winners of the cycling road events.

Men's
Mikhail Astashov (RPC) - C1 time trial
Darren Hicks (Australia) - C2 time trial
Nicolas Pieter du Preez (RSA) - H1 time trial
Sergio Garrote Munoz (Spain) - H2 time trial
Walter Ablinger (Austia) - H3 time trial
Mitch Valiez (Netherlands) - H5 time trial
Jetze Plat (Netherlands) - H4 time trial

Women's
SUGIURA Keiko (Japan) - C1-3 time trial
Shawn Morelli (USA) - C4 time trial
Sarah Storey (Great Britain) - C5 time trial
Annika Zeyen (Germany) - H1-3 time trial
Oksana Masters (USA) - H4-5 time trial

31 August 12:01 (JST): Golden delight for Hug

Marcel Hug of Switzerland has smashed his own world record in the men's T54 1,500m to take gold in a time of 2:49.55. It is the Swiss athletes second gold medal of Tokyo 2020 with two more events left - 800m and marathon.

It was double delight for Thailand as Prawat Wahoram and Putharet Khongrak finishing with silver and bronze respectively.

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Marcel Hug of Team Switzerland celebrates winning the gold medal in the Men's 1500m - T54 Final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Marcel Hug of Team Switzerland celebrates winning the gold medal in the Men's 1500m - T54 Final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
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31 August 11:36 (JST): PR China beat Japan in football 5-a-side

People's Republic of China just beat host nation Japan by 2-0.

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Tomonari Kuroda of Team Japan battles against Jiabin Zhang of Team China during Preliminary Round Group A on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Aomi Urban Sports Park on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Tomonari Kuroda of Team Japan battles against Jiabin Zhang of Team China during Preliminary Round Group A on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Aomi Urban Sports Park on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
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31 August 11:15 (JST): Cuba scores first gold at Tokyo 2020

Robiel Yankiel Sol Cervantes leaped to gold in the men's T47 long jump to win Cuba's first gold! The 18-year-old made this golden leap in his first attempt. USA's Roderick Townsend took silver and Nikita Kotukov from RPC claimed bronze.

READ MORE: Robiel Sol debuts in his first Paralympic Games in style

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31:  Robiel Yankiel Sol Cervantes of Team Cuba competes in the Men's Long Jump - T47 Final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Robiel Yankiel Sol Cervantes of Team Cuba competes in the Men's Long Jump - T47 Final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
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31 August 10:55 (JST): Breaking your own world record a decade on

PR China's ZHANG Liangmin has broken her own world record in the women's discus throw F11 which she set back in January 2011. The five-time Paralympian threw 40.83m on her third attempt to win her third consecutive gold medal in the event.

31 August 10:30 (JST): Finland win first gold at Tokyo 2020

Toni Piispanen has brought Finland its first gold at the Games after winning the men's 200m T51 whilst also breaking a Paralympic record. This is the second gold medal for the Finnish athlete after winning the 100m - T51 at London 2012.

On winning gold, Piispanen said:

It’s an immense feeling, I’ve trained so much, this is the 100 per cent race for me.

31 August 10:20 (JST): Jetze Plat wins second gold at the Games

After smashing the men's triathlon where he won gold in the PTWC event, Netherlands Jetze Plat dominated the men's H4 trial time cycling road event at the Fuji International Speedway finishing a time of 37.28.92 ahead of two Austrian opponents Thomas Freuhwirth and Alexandre Gritsch.

31 August 9:46 (JST): World Record alert in Athletics

Brazil's Yeltsin Jacques has won gold in the men's 1500m T11 in a world record time of 3:57.60. That would record has stood since London 2012.

The Brazilian long-distance runner now has his second gold of Tokyo 2020 after also winning the 5,000m T11 last week.

Japan's WADA Shinya finished with silver and RPC's Fedor Rudakov took bronze.

TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Yeltsin Jacques and guide Carlos Antonio dos Santos of Team Brazil celebrate winning the gold medal in world record time in the Men's 1500m - T11 Final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Yeltsin Jacques and guide Carlos Antonio dos Santos of Team Brazil celebrate winning the gold medal in world record time in the Men's 1500m - T11 Final on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
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31 August 9:30 (JST): Underway at the athletics

The men's long jump T47 final has begun at the Olympic Stadium. There will be 11 medal events this morning on the track and field

31 August 9:15 (JST): Sarah Storey continues dominance in Cycling Road Time Trial

Sarah Storey has won the C5 time trial at every Paralympic Games since Beijing 2008. The British cyclist now has 16 Paralympic gold medals - five from swimming, 11 from cycling.

31 August 9:10 (JST): First Cycling Road medals won

Darren Hicks of Australia has won the first Cycling Road medal of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, smashing the men's C2 time trial at Fuji International Speedway. Finishing with a time o 34:39.78, he picks up his first gold medal of these games. Belgium's Ewoud Vromant takes silver, while France's Alexandre Leaute, who had bike troubles, still managed to finish with bronze.

31 August 8:00 (JST): Good morning Day 7!

An action-packed day 7 is already underway at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Let's take you through this morning's proceedings.

Cycling Road kicks us off early this morning at Fuji International Speedway with the men's and woman's time trial. There will be 19 medal events in the time trial until mid-afternoon.

Then multiple events get their start at 9:00 including men's individual compound followed by woman's individual W1 in the afternoon and evening.

There is also football 5-a-side with Japan and PR China as group stage matches continue while over in the wheelchair basketball the women's classification play-off between Alergia and Australia gets proceedings underway before the quarter-finals.

Don't forget the heats in the swimming at Tokyo Aquatics Centre.

We also have several more events beginning throughout the day so sit back and relax as we take you through Day 7 of action at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.