Tokyo Paralympics: Jaco van Gass beats Fin Graham to gold in all-British men’s C3 3000m individual pursuit final

ParalympicsGB’s strong start on the track at the Tokyo Paralympics continued with a one-two finish in the men’s C3 3000m individual pursuit; those medals followed a silver for Aileen McGlynn and pilot Helen Scott in the women’s B 1000m time trial

Last Updated: 26/08/21 8:21am

Jaco Van Gass has won gold in the men’s C3 3000m individual pursuit

Jaco van Gass secured gold ahead of ParalympicsGB team-mate Fin Graham in the men’s C3 3000m individual pursuit final at the Izu Velodrome.

Great Britain were guaranteed a gold and a silver medal after Afghanistan veteran van Gass finished his qualification heat in an unprecedented time of 3.17.593.

Graham had earlier finished second-fastest in C3 qualifying in a time of 3.19.780, which was momentarily a world record in its own right.

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