China have now won a total of 23 track and field medals, including the
latest gold picked up by Hongzhuan Zhou when she set a new world record
time in the women’s 400m T53.
Her success was one of the stand-out stories of the day at the Olympic
Stadium where, earlier in the day, Brazil’s teenage sensation Petrucio
Ferreira dos Santos had got the home crowd roaring as he smashed the
world record to take gold in the men’s 100m T47