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Paralympics: Best moments of day one

Published 2332 GMT (0732 HKT) September 8, 2016
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Daniel Dias, one of the poster boys of these Paralympic Games, didn't disappoint a partizan crowd in the swimming arena, comfortably winning gold in the 200m freestyle S5. Buda Mendes/Getty Images South America/Getty Images
Sarah Storey celebrates the gold medal that made her the most decorated British female Paralympian in history. It was a Team GB one-two, as she beat fellow Briton Crystal Lane in the C5 3,000m individual pursuit final. Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images South America/Getty Images
Kenya's Samwel Kimani (2L) and guide James Boit (L) got the medal procession under way in Rio, winning the first gold of the Paralympic Games in the men's T11 5,000m. YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Ricardo Costa de Oliveira immediately made himself a national hero, winning host nation Brazil's first gold medal of the Paralympics in the men's long jump T11. Buda Mendes/Getty Images South America/Getty Images