Cockroft wins third gold, Hermitage sets world record

Georgie Hermitage and Hannah Cockroft

Britain’s Hannah Cockroft won her third gold medal of the World Para-athletics Championships in London on an evening compatriot Georgie Hermitage stormed to victory in world record time.

Cockroft, 24, won the T34 400m, adding to her 100m and 800m titles, with team-mate Kare Adenegan third.

Hermitage, 28, comfortably retained the T37 400m crown she won two years ago.

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