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Jonnie Peacock takes gold in T44 100m in World Para Championships

Jonnie Peacock celebrates taking gold in the men's 100m T44 in the World Para Athletics Championships. S Bardens - British Athletics/British Athletics via Getty Images

Jonnie Peacock revived memories of London 2012 with a tremendous victory in the T44 100 metres on day three of the World Para Athletics Championships.

Peacock silenced the crowd before storming to Paralympic gold five years ago and the amputee sprinter retained his title in Rio last September.

And now the 24-year-old from Cambridgeshire has regained the world title he last won in Lyon in 2013 with an emphatic victory in front of over 30,000 spectators at the London Stadium.

Peacock clocked 10.75 seconds, with double amputee Johannes Floors of Germany second and Jarryd Wallace of the United States third.

It was the hosts' eighth gold medal after three days of competition.

Wheelchair racer Hannah Cockroft won Britain's first gold on Friday night, with five more following on Saturday's second day, with Stef Reid, Richard Whitehead, Hollie Arnold, Sammi Kinghorn and Sophie Hahn also victorious.

Aled Davies opened Sunday's competition with a supreme success in the F42 discus.