Silver in men’s 4×100 freestyle, bronze for Virgilio in archery and for Liverani in the 10-meter rifle
Arjola Trimi won gold in the S3 100 freestyle swimming category at the Tokyo Paralympics. This is the second individual gold medal of the 34-year-old from Milan (after yesterday’s 50 backstroke), who today preceded the American Leanne Smith and the Russian Iuliia Shishova. Immediately after, Italy triumphs again with Carlotta Gilli, who took gold in the 200 medley swimming medals at the Tokyo Paralympics in the Sm13 category, setting a new world record. The one obtained by the 20-year-old from Moncalieri (Turin) is his fifth medal at these Games.
The silver was won by Italy in the men’s relay 4X100 freestyle at the Tokyo Paralympics, ahead of Ukraine and 1 ” 58 behind Australia which set the new world record. The Azzurri also went under the previous record, which belonged to Italnuoto. The silver quartet consists of Antonio Fantin, 20 years old from San Michele al Tagliamento (Venice), Simone Ciulli, 35 years old from Florence, Simone Barlaam, 21 years old from Milan, e Stefano Raimondi, 23 years old from Verona.
It makes 32 in total for Italy, a loot to which are added the two bronzes of the morning. The archery medal, the first medal for Italy on the sixth day of the Tokyo Paralympic Games, of Maria Andrea Virgilio who beat the Russian Artakhinova for 142-139 in the final for the bronze of the compound open under the scorching sun of Yumenoshima Park. The last three arrows of the blue are decisive: 10,10,10 to close the accounts. Soon after Andrea Liverani won bronze in the 10-meter standing Sh2 mixed rifle at the Tokyo Paralympics. The 31-year-old from Milan closes his race on the third step of the podium behind the Swedish Philip Jonsson and the Slovenian Francek Gorazd Tirsek.
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