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    Peacock claims gold in sprint final

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    By: Laura Harding
    The 19-year-old left the field trailing as he flew over the line in the 100m final after the crowd roared his name. South African Oscar Pistorius, who finished fourth, was the first to congratulate the teenager, who set a Paralympic record with the win. After the race, Peacock, who contracted meningitis aged five, which led to his right leg being amputated below the knee, hailed the "surreal" experience.