23 Jan 2011

Seven world records on first day of IPC athletics world champs

12:11 pm on 23 January 2011

Seven world records and 19 championship records have been set on the opening day of the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships at QE2 stadium in Christchurch.

Kenya's Abraham Tarbei took the first gold of the Championships with victory in a thrilling Men's 5,000 metres T46 final.