ParalympicsGB top cycling track table

ParalympicsGB end the cycling track competition in Rio de Janeiro top of the medal table.

ParalympicsGB have ended the cycling track competition top of the medals table.

The final day of action at the Rio Olympic Velodrome saw GB pick up two golds, a silver and a bronze to take their overall haul from the last four days to eight golds, two silvers and two bronzes.

China were a distant second in the velodrome with a final tally of three golds, two silvers and two bronzes.

Jon-Allan Butterworth, Jody Cundy and Louis Rolfe pose with their gold medals after winning the mixed C1-5 750m team sprint at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on September 11, 2016© onEdition

The final day was capped off with a dominant performance in the mixed C1-5 750m team sprint, as Jon-Allan Butterworth, Jody Cundy and Louis Rolfe eased past their Chinese rivals with a new world-record time of 48.635s.

Earlier, Lora Turnham and Sophie Thornhill took gold and bronze respectively in the women's 3000m individual pursuit event.

Turnham and pilot Corrine Hall had set a Paralympic record in the heat and stormed to gold in the final race, with a finish time more than three seconds ahead of New Zealand's world-record holder Emma Foy.

Meanwhile, Turnham's fiance Neil Fachie picked up silver in the men's 1000m time trial, having been edged out by Dutch cyclist Tristan Bangma by 0.419s.

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Louis Rolfe in action during the men's C1-2-3 1000m time trial on September 10, 2016
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