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The International Paralympic Games "We are together. Sports"

05.10.2022 ТАСС 77 просмотров

At the Paralympic Games, "We are together. Sport" played the first medals in athletics.


Track and field athlete Matvey Yakushev, representing the Krasnoyarsk Territory, became the winner of the long jump competition at the Summer Paralympic Games "We are together. Sports". Competitions are held in Sochi.

Alexander Lyulyukov became the silver medalist, Sergey Smotrov won the bronze. Both represent the Lipetsk region. Athletes competed in the T20 category, where athletes with intellectual disabilities are represented.

Alexander Belobokov, representing the DPR, won the gold medal in the discus throw competition in the F37 category (persons with musculoskeletal system damage). The second was Viktor Kiparenko from the Republic of Dagestan, the third was Alexander Lyashchenko from the Belgorod region. In a separate competition of classes F43, F44, F62, F64, Roman Andreev from the Samara region won, the second place was taken by the representative of the Krasnoyarsk Territory Maxim Ostapenko, the bronze medal was won by Vasily Gusakov from the Kemerovo region. In the high jump in the categories T42, T63, T44, T64 (for people with lower limb injuries), the Belarusian Dmitry Bortashevich became the best. Maxim Ostapenko took the second place, Alexey Grudinin from the Rostov region became the third. In the T45-T47 class (among athletes with upper limb injuries), Georgy Margiev, a representative of the Republic of North Ossetia, won gold, Ivan Botvich from the Krasnodar Territory became the silver medalist, Andrei Korolev from the Kaliningrad Region won bronze.

Medals were also awarded in freestyle swimming, sabre fencing, chess and checkers competitions among athletes with visual impairments.

In the team competition, the first place is taken by the Moscow national team, with 20 medals on its account (6 gold, 4 silver and 10 bronze). The second is the team of the Novosibirsk region (9; 2-2-5), the third is the team of the Republic of Bashkortostan (8; 2-2-4).

Paralympic Games "We are together. Sports" are held in Sochi from 3 to 9 October. A total of 436 sets of awards will be awarded in 9 summer sports.

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