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.

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Peacock clocked 10.75 seconds, with double amputee Johannes Floors of Germany second in 10.89secs and Jarryd Wallace of the United States third in 10.89s.

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, including from Scots Stef Reid and Sammi Kinghorn.

Kinghorn beat her own world record to take the top prize for the T53 200m, her first gold at a world event. Reid’s success came in the T44 women’s long jump, with this being her first time to take the top prize also.

Richard Whitehead, Hollie Arnold, Sammi Kinghorn and Sophie Hahn have also been victorious for Great Britain.

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

The 26-year-old Welshman is now a five-time world champion, having won shot and discus events at the last two World Championships.

Davies burst to prominence with victory in the F42 discus at London 2012, but the event was removed from the Paralympic programme for Rio. He focused on the shot put and won his second Paralympic gold in Brazil.