Russian athlete Dmitry Safronov won gold at the Paralympics in Tokyo in the 200-meter race, setting a new world record with a result of 23 seconds. This was reported by the correspondent of “Lenta.ru”
Bronze was also taken by Russian athlete Artem Kalashyan, who covered the distance in 23.75 seconds. In second place is Ukrainian Igor Tsvetkov with a score of 23.25 seconds.
On September 3, the Russians won ten awards of various denominations. Swimmer Roman Zhdanov won gold at a distance of 50 meters on the back, and swimmers Andrey Nikolaev, Alexander Skaliukh, Andrey Kalina, Bogdan Mozgovoy – in a combined relay race of four 100 meters each. Silver was won by runner Alexander Rabotnitsky, javelin thrower Alexei Kuznetsov, long jumper Alexandra Moguchay and Alexandra Ruchkina, kayaker Sergei Emelyanov and swimmer Victoria Ischulova. Bronze – swimmer Roman Makarov and Elena Gorlova in club throwing.
The Tokyo Paralympics kicked off on 24 August. In total, the Russian team has 34 gold medals. The competition will end on September 5th.