Smyth strikes gold in Japan photo-finish - and new world record in Larne, by a mile!

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Jason Smyth

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Irish sprinter Jason Smyth has won gold in a photo-finish at the Paralympics.

He finished first by one-hundredth of a second to retain his T13 100m title.

The 34-year-old from Eglinton remains unbeaten in a 16-year Paralympics career and now has six gold medals.

Sunday's success followed a gold medal for a Seaforde star on Saturday:

A new women's world record has been set at the Antrim Coast Half Marathon in Larne.

Ethiopia's Yalemzerf Yehualaw took 19 seconds off the previous best with a time of 63 minutes, 43 seconds.




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