Britain's Cockroft wins T34 100m gold in world record time

Cockroft celebrates next to the clock after setting new world record

Hannah Cockroft took T34 100m gold in world record time as Britain won three medals on the opening night of the World Para-athletics Championships at London Stadium.

Cockroft, 24, a triple gold medallist at Rio 2016, broke her own all-time mark by finishing in 17.18 seconds.

Fellow Briton Kare Adenegan claimed silver, with GB’s Carly Tait fifth.

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