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Jonnie Peacock strikes London gold again in T44 100m final

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Almost five years after bursting into public consciousness with a stunning victory at the London Games, Jonnie Peacock returned to the London Stadium to strike gold again in the T44 100m at the World Para Athletics Championships.

Peacock, who was only 19 when he became one of the faces of the 2012 Paralympic and Olympic summer by winning gold in the blue riband event, had to work hard to hold off the challenge of the American Jarryd Wallace and South Africa’s Johannes Floors but there was still fresh air between the winner and his rivals as he crossed the line.

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