Rachel Morris dominated her rivals to win her women’s singles sculls heat on Rio’s picturesque city centre Legoa - meaning she progresses straight to Sunday’s final at the Paralympic Games.
Powerlifter Zoe Newson matched her achievement of London 2012 as she claimed bronze in the -45kg category.
Gemma Prescott claimed ParalympicsGB’s second track and field medal of day two with bronze in the women’s F32 club throw.
Stef Reid secured ParalympicGB’s first athletics medal in Rio with a silver in the women’s T44 long jump.
Sophie Thornhill and pilot Helen Scott set a new Paralympic record in the women’s B 1,000m time trial as they secured ParalympicsGB’s first medal of day two at Rio 2016.
ParalympicsGB finished the opening day second in the Paralympic Games medal table after a series of incredible performances which saw the team win five gold, three silver and three bronze.
Robert Davies kicked off the evening table tennis session with a 3-2 victory in the men’s singles class 1 match against Switzerland’s Silvio Keller.
Ollie Hynd and Bethany Firth broke world records on their way to winning gold in the pool at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Reigning champion Jonnie Peacock was among the athletes to impress in Rio on Thursday as he won his 100m T44 heat in a new Paralympic Games record of 10.81.
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