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Paralympics day two: Jason Smyth emulates Bolt, Brazil begins football defense

Published 2339 GMT (0739 HKT) September 9, 2016
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Jason Smyth of Ireland celebrates winning his third consecutive 100m Paralympic title and fifth Paralympic gold medal overall.
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Brazil began its 5-a-side football defense with a hard-fought victory over Morocco. The African nation took a surprise lead, before the host turned it around in the second half. YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Libby Clegg and her guide Chris Clarke won the 100m, despite an earlier qualification. She now adds gold to the silvers she won in Beijing and London. Alexandre Loureiro/Getty Images South America/Getty Images
Team USA's Tatyana McFadden claims 100m silver, the first event of seven she is competing in at Rio 2016. Her sister Hannah came fourth. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images South America/Getty Images
Jonnie Peacock celebrates retaining his T44 100m title, blowing away the rest of the field. He was the only man in the final to record a sub-11 second time. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images South America/Getty Images