|Venue: Charlety Stadium, Paris Dates: 8-17 July
|Protection: Every day stories throughout BBC Sport.
Britain’s Hollie Arnold received her fifth F46 javelin title in a row to say Britain’s fourth gold on the Para Athletics World Championships in Paris.
The 29-year-old, who was born with out her proper forearm, threw a season’s better of 41.06m within the fourth spherical.
It was an outstanding return to type for the Welsh athlete after she might solely handle bronze on the Tokyo Paralympics.
“It feels superb to win once more 10 years after my first world title,” she instructed BBC Sport.
Arnold fell to the bottom in tears when her win was confirmed as she exorcised the ghosts of Tokyo, the place she got here in as defending champion and led going into the ultimate spherical solely to see two rivals overtake her.
Her victory provides to the titles she received in Lyon in 2013, Doha (2015), London (2017) and Dubai (2019).
“I used to be heartbroken after Tokyo however that simply ignited the fireplace inside me,” she stated.
“Coming right here to retain my title and throw the furthest I’ve since 2019, I’m so glad.
“It was shut all by however I simply knew immediately was mine and I used to be going to combat for it and I’m so so glad.
“I wasn’t going to surrender with out a combat.”
Serbia’s Saska Sokolov took the silver medal with a private better of 39.96, whereas Venezuela’s Naibys Daniela Morillo Gil was third with a throw of 39.40.
Born in Grimsby however now based mostly in Loughborough, Arnold made her Nice Britain debut on the 2008 Beijing Paralympics aged simply 14 and took half within the 2020 collection of the ITV present I am A Superstar… Get Me Out Of Right here!
“It has been actually arduous since Tokyo,” Arnold admitted. “I wasn’t in a very good place going there and to guide by the entire competitors after which lose within the final spherical was powerful.
“I remembered that feeling and I stated it wasn’t going to occur to me once more immediately. I did not wish to lose one other title, so for me it was about being headstrong and believing in your self.
“Coming right here I had a little bit of a shoulder damage and I used to be very nervous this morning but it surely was all about remembering what I had carried out earlier than, as a result of I’ve been competing since I used to be 11, and visualising what I’ve carried out earlier than and utilizing that pure ardour.”
Wheelchair racers Danny Sidbury and Nathan Maguire each missed out on medals within the T54 400m, ending fourth and fifth respectively, whereas Eden Rainbow-Cooper certified for Thursday’s ladies’s T54 1500m closing.