Athletics in Brazil secured another medal at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo (Japan) at the beginning of the morning of this Tuesday (31). And she came with Raíssa Machado, who won silver in the T56 class women’s javelin throw at the Estádio Olímpico.
It’s SILVER! CELEBRATE, RISSA!
— Brazilian Paralympic Committee -ブラジルパラリンピック委員会 (@cpboficial) August 31, 2021
The athlete who was born in Ibipeba, Bahia, secured the second position with the mark of 24.39 meters (m). The gold went to the Iranian Hashemiyeh Moavi (24.50 m), while the bronze was won by Diana Dadzite (24.22 m), from Latvia.
This is Raisa’s first Paralympic medal, who had already won bronze at the 2019 World Athletics Championship (Dubai) and gold at the 2019 Parapan American Championship (Lima).
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