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Russia Now Stands the Second in Paralympic Medal Count
6.09.2012 22:04
Russia Now Stands the Second in Paralympic Medal Count
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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  

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