Daily wrap-up: The top moments from Day 9 of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo

TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 02: Zahra Nemati of Team Iran celebrates her gold medal in the Women's Individual Recurve gold final on day 9 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Yumenoshima Park Archery Field on September 02, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 02: Zahra Nemati of Team Iran celebrates her gold medal in the Women's Individual Recurve gold final on day 9 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Yumenoshima Park Archery Field on September 02, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

With records in the pool and on the track falling, here are the pick of the highlights from the ninth day of competition on Thursday 2 September.

Day nine of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo saw stunning performances and history made.

Zahra Nemati of Iran claimed her third consecutive archery gold medal in thrilling fashion, and Sarah Storey became Britain's most successful Paralympian with her 17th gold medal on Thursday (2 September).

Here are the top moments from the ninth day of the Games.

OYAMA, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Sarah Storey of Team Great Britain celebrates winning the gold medal in the Cycling Road Women's C5 Time Trial on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Fuji International Speedway on August 31, 2021 in Oyama, Japan. (Photo by Toru Hanai/Getty Images)
OYAMA, JAPAN - AUGUST 31: Sarah Storey of Team Great Britain celebrates winning the gold medal in the Cycling Road Women's C5 Time Trial on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Fuji International Speedway on August 31, 2021 in Oyama, Japan. (Photo by Toru Hanai/Getty Images)
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Top 5 moments from Day 9 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics in 2021

Here are the top five moments from the ninth day of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics in 2021

1: Sarah Storey completes Tokyo double to become Britain's most successful Paralympian of all time

Just two days after equalling Mike Kenny's British record of 16 Paralympic gold medals, Sarah Storey overtook him with gold in the women's C4-5 road race.

It was a 1-2 for Britain with Crystal Lane-Wright chasing her home just as she did in Tuesday's time trial.

After just missing out on the medals in the time trial, Marie Patouillet took bronze for France just ahead of Colombia's Paula Andrea Ossa.

"I couldn't have imagined being at eight Games, let alone winning medals at every Games, and 17 of those being gold," said Storey following her win.

"I wanted to be a British athlete and compete for my country as long as I possibly could. To still be going strong in Games number eight is truly amazing.

"It is the sweetest feeling to back to my room and know there are a couple of gold medals in the safe to put this one with - it makes the tally very real then."

READ MORE: Cycling legend Sarah Storey makes history for Great Britain with 17th Paralympic gold medal

2: Japan's KAMIJI Yui books her place in the women's wheelchair tennis singles

KAMIJI Yui became the first Japanese woman to reach the Paralympic wheelchair tennis singles final.

The 27-year-old beat the Netherlands' Aniek van Koot 6-2 6-2 in their semi-final on Centre Court at Ariake Tennis Park.

She now faces van Koot's Dutch teammate, Diede de Groot, for gold after the top seed defeated Great Britain's Jordanne Whiley 6-4 6-2.

"Back when I first appeared at the Paras in London, I could never have imagined myself beating Aniek to get to the final so I'm proud of that," said Kamiji.

"But I didn't put in the work just to get there; I work because I want to win.

"The final will be similar to today - we know each other inside out and how we play.

"If you're indecisive, she will make you pay and she hits the ball hard; I have to try and make her feel uncomfortable as much as possible."

The gold medal match is the fifth match on Centre Court on Friday (3 September).

READ MORE: Japan and Netherlands stars to vie for gold in wheelchair tennis singles final

TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 02: Yui Kamiji of Team Japan competes against Aniek van Koot of Team Netherlands in the Wheelchair Tennis Women's Singles Semifinal on day 9 of the Tokyo Paralympic Games at Ariake Tennis Park on September 2, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 02: Yui Kamiji of Team Japan competes against Aniek van Koot of Team Netherlands in the Wheelchair Tennis Women's Singles Semifinal on day 9 of the Tokyo Paralympic Games at Ariake Tennis Park on September 2, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
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3: Iran's Zahra Nemati wins third consecutive archery gold

Iran's first archery medal of Tokyo 2020 came courtesy of 36-year-old Zahra Nemati.

After winning gold in the women's individual recurve at both London 2012 and Rio 2016, Italy's Vincenza Petrilli stood between Nemati and a hat-trick of titles.

With the pair locked at 5-5 after five sets, it went to a one arrow shootout.

And Nemati, who represented Iran at both the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games at Rio 2016, scored 10 to Petrilli's nine to retain her crown once more.

She said afterwards, "I was waiting for this moment the whole time and now I experienced it and I don't know what to say, it's an amazing feeling.

"My message to all the girls and women is, 'Don't surrender, don't ever give up, always keep your dreams in your mind and give it all you've got.'

"The hardships, tough things and challenges on my way have always showed me to fight for what you're going to achieve, and I achieved this gold medal."

READ MORE: Zahra Nemati wins third consecutive gold in women's individual open recurve

4: China complete sweep of golds in table tennis

China's dominance at the Paralympic Games has transcended a number of sports with table tennis the most recent.

Their golden Thursday kicked off with CAO Ningning and GUO Xingyuan winning gold in the men's table tennis team class 4-5, beating Republic of Korea's KIM Jung-Gil and KIM Young-Gun 2-0.

Then MAO Jingdian and HUANG Wenjuan beat Dutch pair Frederique van Hoof and Kelly van Zon 2-0 in the women's team class 6-8 to earn China's second gold of the day.

The morning session concluded with XUE Juan and LI Qian defeating Korean rivals YOON Jiyu and LEE Mi Gyu 2-0 to take the women's team class 1-3 title.

The evening's action began with the men's team class 8 gold medal match, and Ukrainian pair Viktor Didukh and Maksym Nikolenko were beaten 2-0 by ZHAO Shuai and PENG Weinan.

The clean sweep looked under threat in the last match of the day, the men's team class 3 final, as Germany's Thomas Bruechle and Thomas Schmidberger edged out FENG Panfeng and ZHAI Xiang 3-2 in the opening doubles encounter.

But Feng then defeated Bruechle 3-1, and Zhai beat Schmidberger 3-2 in the decider to complete the Chinese clean sweep on the day.

TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 02: Zhao Shuai of Team China reacts following their win in the men's team -class 8 gold medal match on day 9 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on September 02, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 02: Zhao Shuai of Team China reacts following their win in the men's team -class 8 gold medal match on day 9 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on September 02, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
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5: Marcel Hug storms to third gold at Tokyo 2020

Switzerland's Marcel Hug bettered his Rio haul with his third gold of these Games.

Hug, aka 'The Silver Bullet', retained his 800m T54 title having already won the 5000m and 1500m in Tokyo.

The 35-year-old took victory from China's DAI Yunqiang with Saichon Konjen of Thailand taking bronze ahead of USA's 400m gold medallist Daniel Romanchuk.

"It's just incredible what's happening right now," said Hug following his win.

"It seems I'm in very good shape and everything works so great, mentally and material, so I'm very happy."

With three golds from three events so far in Tokyo, Hug now turns his attention to defending his marathon title on Sunday.

He said, "It's a new distance, a new location, another surface, so everything is different but I'm really looking forward [to it]."

TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 02: Marcel Hug of Team Switzerland celebrates after winning gold in the Men’s 800m - T54 Final on day 9 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 02, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 02: Marcel Hug of Team Switzerland celebrates after winning gold in the Men’s 800m - T54 Final on day 9 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 02, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)
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What else happened on Day 9?

In athletics, Cuba's Omara Durand collected her second gold of Tokyo 2020 with victory in the women's 100m T12 in 11.49, just nine-hundredths outside her world record.

There was a world record for China's WEN Xiaoyan in the women's 100m T37, crossing the line in 13.00s.

Pongsakorn Paeyo and Canada's world record holder Brent Lakatos delivered a thrilling duel in the men's 800m T53 with the Thai just edging it to clinch gold.

Algeria won two golds in the morning session thanks to Djamil Skander Athmani in the men's 400m T13 final, and Safia Djelal in the women's shot put F57.

Switzerland enjoyed more success in wheelchair athletics, as Catherine Debrunner clinched gold in the women's 400m T53, and Manuela Schaer won the 400m T54 event for her second gold in Tokyo.

Another world record fell in the long jump, this time in the women's T63 as Australia's Vanessa Low recorded a jump of 5.28m to beat her previous mark and clinch gold.

It's the fairytale ending for 31-year-old Low who goes out on a high in her last Paralympic Games.

TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 02: Vanessa Low of Team Australia celebrates after winning gold in the Women’s Long Jump - T63 Final on day 9 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 02, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. Low jumped 5.28m to set a new world record. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 02: Vanessa Low of Team Australia celebrates after winning gold in the Women’s Long Jump - T63 Final on day 9 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 02, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. Low jumped 5.28m to set a new world record. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
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China's 16-year-old swimmer JIANG Yuyan stormed to gold in the women's 400m freestyle S6 to add to her 50m butterfly title.

After setting a new Paralympic Games record in the morning session, the teenage smashed the world record by eight seconds in the final with a time of 5:04.57.

The records continued to fall in the pool.

After breaking his own world record in the heats, Australia's Will Martin went on to beat it once more in the final of the men's 100m butterfly S9 with a time of 57.19.

That was Martin's third gold in Tokyo.

In the men's 100m backstroke S10, Ukraine's Maksym Krypak beat the world record he set in Rio with a time of 57.19 for his fourth gold of these Games.

Great Britain's Bethany Firth retained her women's 100m backstroke S14 title with team-mate Jessica-Jane Applegate taking bronze behind RPC's three-time gold medallist Valeriia Shabalina.

And there was joy for Jessica Long and Team USA in the women's 4x100m medley relay as they won the last gold on day nine.

TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 02: Gold medalists Hannah Aspden, Mikaela Jenkins, Jessica Long and Morgan Stickney of Team United States pose during the women’s 4x100m Medley Relay - 34 points medal ceremony on day 9 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on September 02, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 02: Gold medalists Hannah Aspden, Mikaela Jenkins, Jessica Long and Morgan Stickney of Team United States pose during the women’s 4x100m Medley Relay - 34 points medal ceremony on day 9 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on September 02, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
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In wheelchair tennis, Japan's king of the court KUNIEDA Shingo beat Great Britain's Gordon Reid 6-3 6-2 to leave him one win away from his third men's singles gold.

"It's [wheelchair tennis] a tough schedule but I don't feel tired at all - I think competing in a Paras at home is really giving me a lift," said Kunieda.

He now faces Dutchman Tom Egberink in the final with Reid meeting team-mate Alfie Hewett for bronze.

As well as Sarah Storey, Britain had another road cycling triumph as team-mates Ben Watson and Finlay Graham took gold and silver in the men's C1-3 road race.

The bronze medal went to France's Alexandre Leaute - his second of the Games.

Italy claimed gold in the road cycling mixed relay H1-5, while an impressive comeback from France following a crash to see them clinch silver.

In the mixed 25m pistol SH1, China's HUANG Xing claimed gold with a score of 27 to defend his Rio 2016 title.

And Para taekwondo, making its Paralympic debut in Tokyo, saw its first gold medallist crowned as Peru's Leonor Espinoza Carranza beat Turkey's Meryem Cavdar in the women's K44-61kg.

Brazil's Nathan Cesar Sodario Torquato claimed gold in the men's K44-61kg final.

A full breakdown of Day 9 action and a list of all the winners can be found here .

TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 02: Shingo Kunieda of Team Japan reacts after defeating Gordon Reid of Team Great Britain in the Wheelchair Tennis Men's Singles Semifinal on day 9 of the Tokyo Paralympic Games at Ariake Tennis Park on September 2, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 02: Shingo Kunieda of Team Japan reacts after defeating Gordon Reid of Team Great Britain in the Wheelchair Tennis Men's Singles Semifinal on day 9 of the Tokyo Paralympic Games at Ariake Tennis Park on September 2, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)
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At 19, Brazilian swimmer Gabriel dos Santos Araujo made his Paralympic debut at Tokyo 2020.

And he leaves with three medals - one gold in the men's 200m freestyle S2, a silver in the men's 100m backstroke S2 and the medal he collected on day nine; a glittering gold in the men's 50m backstroke S2.

"These medals are a culmination of my hard work and together with my coach," he said.

"I feel so happy about these medals. I thank God and I dedicated this medal to my [late] grandfather."

As one Brazilian Para swimming legend, Daniel Dias, called time on his career, Araujo is just getting started.

So, how will he celebrate his third medal of the Games?

"Dance! Tonight I will eat pizza, hamburger and drink Coca-Cola."

TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 02: Gabriel Geraldo dos Santos Araujo of Team Brazil prepares to compete in the men's 50m Backstroke - S2 final on day 9 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on September 02, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 02: Gabriel Geraldo dos Santos Araujo of Team Brazil prepares to compete in the men's 50m Backstroke - S2 final on day 9 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on September 02, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
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How to follow and watch Paralympic action from Day 10 of Tokyo 2020

All the key moments will be on Olympics.com, with updates and articles throughout Friday 3 September.

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