Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Russia Now Stands the Second in Paralympic Medal Count
6.09.2012 22:04
Russia Now Stands the Second in Paralympic Medal Count
http://www.sport.mos.ru/presscenter/news/text3779.html

Team Russia climbs to the second place in the overall medal standings at the London Paralympics with 73 medals, including 28 gold. Russians managed to outstrip hosts Great Britain for the first time at these Games.

      Russian athletes were traditionally strong in track and field, along with swimming, and this was proved again in London, with the medal count going into double digits in both disciplines.

      Two gold medals were brought by swimmers: Olga Savchenko has become a champion in the women's 100 metre backstroke S12 and Aleksandr Nevolin-Svetov won the gold in the same discipline for men. Russian athlete Gocha Khugaev was the strongest in the men's long jump F37/38.

      Russian teams took first places in the women's 4 x 100 metre relay T35/T38 and in the men's team recurve.

      Also on September 5, the silver was brought by Russian athletes Yegor Sharov (men's 800 metres T12), Nikol Rodomakina (women's 100 metres T46) and a swimmer Olesya Vladykina (women's 200 metre individual relay SM8).

      Vladimir Sviridov (men's long jump F36), Svetlana Moshkovich (women's road time trial H3) and Dmitry Kokarev (men's 50 metre backstroke S2) have become the bronze medalists that day.

      With a few days still to go in the London Paralympics, Russia has already surpassed its medal count from Beijing four years ago.


Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Paralympics 2012 Russian paralympic sportsmen Russia sport Russian sportsmen  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Sochi 2014: Russians Win Podium in Men's 50km Mass Start
23.02.2014
Sochi 2014: Bobsleigh Racer Zubkov, 39, May Continue Career
23.02.2014
Sochi 2014: 'This Gold More Precious Than Life' - Legkov
23.02.2014
Football: Lokomotiv's Goal Was an 'Accident' - Zenit's Coach
04.05.2014
CSKA Moscow Beat Czech Champions 3-2
03.10.2013



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Vladimir Clavijo-Telepnev  Russian Literature  Russian laws  Joseph Stalin  Ryazan  Russian religion  History of Russia  Russian politics  Moscow  Chaliapin Festival  Friday Fun  Russian Monuments  comet  Series  VDNKh  Treasures  Exhibitions in Moscow  real estate in Russia  St. Petersburg events  biathlon  residence  Sebezhsky National Park  LGBT in Russia  Russian celebrities  corruption in Russia  Russian history  Chernobyl  Simon Ushakov  events in Moscow  Valeri Zolotukhin  Russia-USA  aircraft  Skolkovo  Russian regions  Russian boxers  Oleg Yankovsky  Russian Rock  communication  the Crimea  Hermitage  Russian airports  Krasnodar Trolleybus  Russian Cinema  Archeology  foreign investment in Russia  Russian business  Sochi Games   Installations  tourist destinations  Russian tourism 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites