Ukrainian Mereshko wins silver medal at 2020 Paralympics

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Ukrainian Paralympic national team gets one more medal
14:07, 26 August 2021

The women's 200m medley has finished at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

The winner is British Maisie Summers-Newton. Ukrainian Yelyzaveta Mereshko became the second; while German Verena Schott became the third. Mereshko won a gold medal yesterday at women’s 50m freestyle establishing a new world record.

As of now, Ukraine has nine medals: one gold, six silver, and two bronze awards.

Related: Ukrainian swimmers win two more silver medals at 2020 Paralympics

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.


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