Ukrainian Trusov sets world record and wins gold medal at 2020 Paralympics

Source : 112 Ukraine

Trusov has beaten the record of another Ukrainian
13:29, 30 August 2021

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Men's 100m backstroke took place at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games.

Ukrainian Andriy Trusov has won at the competition and he established the new world record with 1,08.14 result. Earlier, Ukrainian Bohdan Hrynenko set a record with 1,08.92.

Earlier, Trusov won two silver medals at men's 200m medley and men's 400m freestyle.

Related: Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Medal count

As of now, Ukraine has 48 medals – 12 gold, 24 silver, and 12 bronze, and occupies fifth place.

As we reported, Ukrainian athletes won two gold medals at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo on August 29. Ukrainian athlete Oksana Zubkovska became the gold medalist of the Paralympic Games in the long jump. Roman Poliansky received a gold medal in rowing. He covered the distance of 2,000 meters in 9 minutes 48.78 seconds, 12 seconds ahead of his closest rival from Australia. 

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.

Related: 2020 Tokyo Paralympics: Ukrainian table tennis players win gold, silver medals

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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