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Belarus's Ihar Boki wins 11th Paralympic gold

17 Sep 2016 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
2016 Rio Paralympics Day 9

It was gold and another Paralympic record for Belarus's swimmer Ihar Boki as he finished first in men's S13 100m freestyle event.

He finished the swim in 50.90 seconds to win fifth gold at the 2016 Paralympic Games.

Current world record holder, Ihar broke the Paralympic record during the prelims of the 100m, clocking a time of 51.45 seconds.

In context: 2016 Rio Paralympics Day 9

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Along with Hewett, Reid had won a silver in the doubles event a day before.

Earlier this year, Reid had won the Australian Open and Wimbledon titles and reached finals of the French Open.

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