The last final of the World Championships before the marathon on Sunday

The last final of the World Championships before the marathon on Sunday

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The day in numbers:

3: the number of world records broken this afternoon with Laouhri Bahlaz (ALG, F32-33-34) discus throw (22m75), Marta Prokofyeva (RUS) F12 shot put (13m12) and Dmitrii Safronov (RUS) in the  200m T35 (24″69).

6: The number of titles Tatyana McFadden won during these championships, completing her gold collection with the T54 400m today. She is invincible from the 100m to the 5000m.

5: races won by Raymond Martin since the start of the championships, today he won the 400m T52.

4’40″50: the time of Poland’s Barbara Niewiedzial (T20) who became Paralympic champion of the 1500m

4: the number of Walid Ktila’s (Tun, T34) gold medals. The athlete won the title by finishing first in the 400m this afternoon in 53″61

3500: the number of spectators applauding Matthew Cameron (AUS T54) who, after his fall during the 4x400m wheelchair relay decided to finish the race on his knees using his hands.

53: the number of medals that Russia won at these championships including 26 gold medals –ranked first in the medal count-.

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