Classy Kadeena Cox retains T38 400m crown at World Para Championships

• Briton makes up for bronze medal disappointment on Monday
• Cox ignores hamstring problem to land third world title

Kadeena Cox, unable to perform at her peak because of fatigue and an aching hamstring, offered another demonstration of her class and resolve with a resounding victory in the T38 400m title at the World Para Athletics Championships last night. Cox, who became the first British Paralympian to top the podium in two sports since 1984 when she won athletics and cycling gold at Rio 2016, was a good 40m clear of Japan’s Yuka Takamatsu when she crossed the line in 1min 02.87sec.

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