Ukrainian Mariana Shevchuk has won a competition on powerlifting at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games.
Ukrainian athlete lifted 125 kg in the 55 kg category. She hopped C. Xiao from China and B. Duman from Turkey. Ukrainian tried to set the world record but could not lift 135 kg during the third attempt.
As of now, Ukraine has 17 medals and occupies 10th place.
As we reported, Ukrainian fencer Yevheniia Breus has won a bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.
The 2020 Paralympic Games have started in Tokyo on August 24. The games will last from August 24 until September 5, 2021. About 4,400 athletes from 160 countries participate in the Paralympic Games.
About a hundred athletes come to Tokyo Paralympics from Ukraine. They participate in different competitions, particularly, archery, paracanoe, shooting, table tennis, and others. The biggest team in the Ukrainian Paralympic team is swimmers – 40 athletes.