One year ago today, Britain witnessed one of the most astonishing days in the history of Paralympic sport. Inside the Olympic Stadium, ParalympicsGB won three gold medals in just over two hours which added to golds in the pool, on the track and on the water.
Helena Lucas started the medal rush off by winning the 1 person keelboat sailing competition, securing GB’s first ever Paralympic Sailing medal. Sarah Storey then took her fourth gold of the Games in the C4-5 Road Race. Josef Craig was next to top the podium in the S7 400m Freestyle.
It was Heather Frederiksen's silver medal - her third medal of the Games - which took ParalympicsGB past their medal target with three days to spare.
In a dramatic evening in the Olympic Stadium, 'Hurricane' Hannah Cockroft won the T34 200m, David Weir triumphed in the T54 800m and Jonnie Peacock stunned the 80,000-strong crowd by winning the T44 100m.
On surpassing the medal target Liz Nicholl, chief executive of UK Sport, said: "To win at least 103 medals is a fantastic achievement particularly when you consider Paralympic sport is becoming hugely competitive with more nations investing significant resources in success."
Thriller Thursday was watched by a peak TV audience of 6.1million on Channel 4, which became the most-watched UK channel between 9.10pm and 9.55pm.
Those medals in full:
Six Gold Medals
Helena Lucas, 2.4mR – 1 person keelboat
Sarah Storey, Cycling, Road Race C4-5
Josef Craig, Swimming, 400m freestyle S7
Hannah Cockroft, Athletics, 200m T34
David Weir, Athletics, 800m T54
Jonnie Peacock, Athletics, 100m T44
Three Silver Medals
Stephanie Millward, Swimming, 200m individual medley SM9
Heather Frederiksen, Swimming, 100m freestyle S8
Dan Greaves, Athletics, Discus F44
Seven Bronze Medals
Beverley Jones, Athletics, Discus F37
Niki Birrell & Alex Rickham, Sailing, SKUD 18 – 2 person keelboat
Louise Watkin, Swimming, 200m IM SM9
Susie Rodgers, Swimming, 400m freestyle S7
Ben Rushgrove, Athletics, 200m T36
Paul Blake, Athletics, 800m T36
Ola Abidogun, Athletics, 100m T46
Did you know? UK Sport is investing over £71 million in 20 Paralympic sports in preparation for Rio 2016, an 45% uplift in funding for Paralympic sport.
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