Dame Sarah Storey (38) wins 3000m individual pursuit final C5 3km,, her 12th gold medal and surpassed former wheelchair racer Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson as Britain’s most successful female Paralympian . The 38-year-old swimmer-turned-cyclist. Storey qualified in a world record time of three minutes 31.394 seconds more than 17 seconds quickest than Crystal Lane in qualifying.
Paralympics GB win nine medals on day one – Five Golds, two silver and two bronze.
Megan Giglia wins GB’s first gold medal of games in c1-3 3, 000,.
Swimmers Hynds, Firth and Para-cyclists Bate and Duggleby also win gold.