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Result: Ukraine's Oksana Zubkovska smashes F11/12 long jump world record to win gold

Result: Ukraine win long jump gold
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Oksana Zubovska wins gold for Ukraine in the women's F11/12 long jump final after breaking the world record.

Ukraine's Paralympic athlete Oksana Zubovska has clinched a gold medal for her nation in the women's F11/12 long jump by smashing the world record.

Oksana, who is partially sighted and competed in a category with completely blind athletes, entered her name into the record books with a jump of 6.60m.

China's Jia Juntingxian managed to secure her place in the silver-medal position with a Chinese record jump of 4.73m, while Anna Kaniuk of Belarus picked up the bronze medal.

Gabriela Santa Cruz of Mexico was the closest to breaking into the podium places after recording a personal best of 4.38m.

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