The Russian Paralympians won nine medals on the third day of the Games in Tokyo. The correspondent of “Lenta.ru” informs about it.
Swimmer Valeria Shabalina, shot putter Albert Khinchagov and fencers Maxim Shaburov, Alexander Kuzyukov and Artur Yusupov, who won the team tournament, brought gold medals to the collection of the Russian national team.
Swimmer Daria Pikalova and sprinter Andrei Vdovin won silver medals. Bronze awards were won by judokas Victoria Potapova and Alesya Stepanyuk, as well as swimmer Vyacheslav Emelyanuev. In addition, the third place in the women’s team wheelchair fencing tournament was won by Yulia Maya, Alena Evdokimova and Victoria Boykova.
According to the results of the competition day, the Russians brought the number of medals won at the Paralympics to 26. Currently, the team has nine gold, seven silver and ten bronze medals. Ahead are the UK (9,10,9) and China (20, 11, 14). The competition will end on September 5th.