Result: Silver for Great Britain's Paul Blake in T36 400m

Result: Silver for GB's Blake in T36 400m
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Paul Blake takes silver in the T36 400m final.

Paul Blake has taken a silver medal in the T36 400m final, beaten only by a world record.

Evgenii Shvetcov raced into an early lead and Blake looked to be gaining on the Russian, but the latter was too strong and took the gold medal with a new world record of 53.31s.

Blake ran a personal best of 54.22s to take a somewhat unexpected silver ahead of one of the favourites Roman Pavlyk, who ran 55.18s.

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