London 2012 Paralympics: Husband And Wife Take Gold, South Africa's Pistorious Breaks Record [SLIDESHOW]

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    Marcel Hug of Switzerland raced to win his Men's 5000m T54 Classification heat on Saturday at the Olympic Stadium during the London 2012 Paralympic Games. REUTERS
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    Norway's Bjornar Erikstad controlled the sail using his mouth as he competed Sunday in the sailing competition during the London 2012 Paralympic Games in Weymouth and Portland, southern England. REUTERS
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    Ma Lin of China reacted after winning against Fraczyck of Austria in table tennis final on Sunday at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. REUTERS
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    Christoffer Lindhe of Sweden competed Sunday in the men's 150m IM SM3 heat at the London 2012 Paralympic games at the Olympic Park in London. REUTERS
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    Jessica Long of the U.S. listened to music as she prepared to compete Sunday at the London 2012 Paralympic games at the Olympic Park in London. REUTERS
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    Poland's Ewa Zielinska jumped in the final at the Olympic Stadium on Sunday during the London 2012 Paralympic Games. REUTERS
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    Australia's Kelly Cartwright jumped Sunday in the Women's Long Jump F42/44 classification final at the Olympic Stadium during the London 2012 Paralympic Games. REUTERS
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    Competitors took part Sunday in the heats of the Men's 100m T52 classification at the Olympic Stadium during the London 2012 Paralympic Games. REUTERS
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    Row of different chairs, used by competitors in the Women's Shot Put classification F54/55/56 event, were seen Saturday at London 2012 Paralympic Games. REUTERS
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    Mohamed Ali Krid of Tunisia reacted Saturday as he competed in the men's javelin throw classification F33/34 final at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. REUTERS
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    Oscar Pistorius of South Africa adjusted the starting blocks Saturday before his classification heat at the Olympic Stadium at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. REUTERS
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    Competitors embraced Saturday after a women's 100m T44 classification heat at the Olympic Stadium during the London 2012 Paralympic Games. REUTERS
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    Britain's Jon-Allan Butterworth competed Saturday to win silver in the Men's Individual C5 track cycling Pursuit at London 2012 Paralympic Games. REUTERS
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    Matt Stutzman of the U.S. used his feet Friday to support his bow and his teeth to fire the arrow during the Archery Men's Individual Compound - Open at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. REUTERS
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    Britain's Clare Strange waited to be put upright after falling during their Wheelchair Basketball women's preliminary match Friday against Australia at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. REUTERS
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The fourth day of the London 2012 Paralympic Games on Sunday saw competition for 60 gold medals in eight sports, including swimming, table tennis and sailing.

The event, which continues through Saturday, has so far seen China taking the lead with 71 medals, followed by Great Britain with 51 medals and Australia with 36.

South Africa's Oscar Pistorius dominated the men's 200 meter, setting a world record while maintaining a degree of humility.

"It is great to have rivals in the sport evolving," he said in a report posted on the Paralympics website after running 200 meters in 21:30 on two prosthetic blades. "You've seen the likes of Jonnie Peacock (100m) and Jerome Singleton (100m, 200m), Blake Leeper (100m, 200m, 400m) and Arnu Fourie (100m, 200m) pop up in the last year. It's phenomenal and it's great to see the sport evolving like that."

Great Britain has taken the lead in Paralympic cycling. Anthony Kappes and Craig Maclean took gold in the men's Individual B sprint on the last day of velodrome action, a day after mechanical difficulties caused them to fail to finish as teammates Neil Fachey and Barney Storey took gold. Storey's gold on Sunday came as his wife Sarah also took Gold in the C4-5 500 meter cycling time trial. This is Sarah's second Gold this year, capping her career total of nine.

While Britain has dominated cycling this year, China's Ji Xiaofei, Liu Xinyang and Xie Hao took gold and broke China's previous world record in the mixed C1-5 team sprint in the final cycling event.

So far swimmers have topped the list of medal earners this year.

For women's: Australia's Jacqueline Freney and American Jessica Long have each with three golds while New Zealand swimmer Sophie Pascoe has won two golds and one silver. Italian swimmer Cecilia Camellini is in third place with two golds and a bronze in swimming.

Topping male athletes as of Sunday: Belarus's Ihar Boki and Brazilian Andre Brasil each took two golds and one silver; Daniel Dias of Brazil took two Golds in swimming; and Ukraine's Yevheniy Bohodayko took one gold and two silvers.

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