Rio Paralympics 2016: GB seal second place in table with 147 medals and 64 golds

Great Britain closed the Rio Paralympics with 64 gold medals, the most by a British team since 1988.

ParalympicsGB surpassed their London 2012 medal tally of 120 on day nine of the Games in Rio and finished with 147, second in the medal table behind China.

They also matched the highest number of gold medal sports at a Paralympics with 11, matching China at Beijing 2008.

Kadeena Cox, who won golds in athletics and cycling, will carry the British flag at Sunday’s closing ceremony.

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