Brazil’s 58-year-old thrower Elizabeth Rodrigues broke world records in the shot put and discus on day three at the World Para Athletics Championships in Paris ©Getty Images

Brazil's 58-year-old thrower Elizabeth Rodrigues finished day three of the 2023 World Para Athletics Championships with two golds - and two of the five world records set across the morning and evening sessions.

The opening flourish for Rodrigues at the Stade Charléty in Paris came in the F54 women’s shot put, where she bettered the mark she had set earlier this year in recording a best of 7.75 metres.

Tokyo 2020 bronze medallist Nurkhon Kurbanova was second with 7.38m, one centimetre ahead of the reigning Paralympic and world champion Francisca Mardones, Chile’s former wheelchair tennis player.

The second of Rodrigues’s world records came later in the day - the reigning Paralympic women’s discus F53 champion retained her world title in that category with a best effort of 17.12m.

Speaking about how she has stayed at the top of Para sports for so many years, Gomes told World Para Sport: "My secret?

"I ask myself the same question.

"But as I say, it is determination, dedication, it’s to respect your body and your life.

"And also listen to your coach, because without the coach we are nothing."

Morning session world records were also provided by Breanna Clark of the United States and Uzbekistan’s Doniyor Saliev.

Clark, the Paralympic and world champion in the women’s 400m T20, defended her latter title in 55.12sec, finishing 10 metres clear of Ukraine’s Yuliia Shuliar, who clocked 56.29.

Saliev equalled the world record set 14 years ago in the men’s long jump F12 as he defended his title with 7.47m.

China’s Paralympic and world champion Lijuan Zou also set a world record of 9.25m in the women’s shot put F34.

Britain's Hollie Arnold won her fifth World Championship title in the women’s javelin F46.

The 29-year-old threw a season’s best of 41.06m.

"I’m really overwhelmed and just so happy. It meant so much to me," she said.

"My first ever World Championships was back in 2013 in Lyon and to be able to come here ten years later and win my fifth consecutive world title, it’s just amazing."

Brazil celebrated five gold medals on the day, with the last of them earned by Felipe Gomes in the men’s 400m T11, where he defeated home favourite Timothee Adolphe.

Italy’s Maxcel Amo Manu fought off the fastest Para athletes on the planet in the T64 class 100m to win gold in 10.71sec after requiring extra time before the start to sort out an issue with his prosthetic leg.

The 31-year-old, who will be the one to watch at next year’s Paralympic Games in the French capital, was elated after his win.

"Mamma mia, how exciting!" he said.

He said he enjoyed the fact that his first name sounded similar to Italy’s 100m Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs.

"I like this comparison because I learned certain things just by watching him," he said.

"I hope I too can be an inspiration to others."

Norway's Paralympic, world and European champion Salum Kashafali won the T13 category 100m.

The 29-year-old, who fled the Democratic Republic of Congo with his family as a child to Norway and competed as an able-bodied sprinter until an eye condition limited his sight, set a Championship record of 10.45.

South Africa’s Mpumelelo Mhlongo won the men's T44 100m title in 11.46, and China’s reigning Paralympic and world champion Yiting Shi successfully defended her title for the third time in the women's 100m T36.

Brazil's Ricardo Gomes, winner of the men's 100m T37 title earlier in the week, collected his second gold medal of the event in the men's 200m T37 in a Championship record of 11.21.