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Storey completes gold hat-trick
12:43pm Wednesday 5th September 2012 in London Olympics 2012 - Latest News
Great Britain's Sarah Storey won her third of a possible four London 2012 Paralympic Games gold medals with a dominant victory in the women's C5 time-trial at Brands Hatch.
The 34-year-old from Manchester won two titles in the velodrome and added gold in the 16-kilometre race against the clock - taking her total tally of Paralympic golds to 10 - on a course which included all the fabled sections of the motor-racing circuit.
Storey finished in 22 minutes 40 seconds and will tomorrow ride in the road race seeking to level Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson's haul of 11 Paralympic golds.
Mark Colbourne had to settle for silver in the men's C1 time-trial.
Colbourne, who won individual pursuit gold in the velodrome, clocked 25mins 29secs on the 16km course, but Michael Teuber of Germany pipped him to victory, finishing first in 25:16.
It was the 42-year-old Welshman's third medal of his first Games after breaking his back in a paragliding accident three years ago.
"I gave it everything, I'm happy with my silver," Colbourne said.
"I'm very proud of what I've done today."