Kiwi swimmer Sophie Pascoe has picked up a gold and silver at the Rio Paralympics, and has now won 12 medals in an outstanding sporting career.
Kiwi swimmers Mary Fisher and Sophie Pascoe have won gold and silver, while Liam Malone took silver and Rory McSweeney claimed bronze in athletics events at the Paralympics in Rio.
Anna Grimaldi knew the gold medal was in reach when she tore in for her final jump yesterday at the Rio Paralympics.
New Zealand is on the medal table on the first day of the Rio Paralympics with a long jump gold to Otago's Anna Grimaldi, and a bronze in the pool.
Otago Paralympian Holly Robinson has led the New Zealand team into Maracana Stadium for the start of the Rio Games.