Brazil once again achieved four podiums on day two of the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Swimming proved, once again, that she was the leader in the delegation and won two more bronzes. The country also had an unprecedented silver in Hispism and another vice-championship in fencing. Despite the four medals, Brazil lost its positions and fell to 10th overall, having no gold medals on Thursday.
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Daniel Dias won another bronze in the swimming singles event, in the s5 100m freestyle event, and was part of the 4x50m freestyle relay team that finished third. With these, the athlete reached 27 Paralympic medals.
Jovane Guissoni is back for a medal in the wheelchair fencing – he was already a gold in London in 2012 and a silver in Tokyo. Rudolf Riscala also took another silver in dressage, fourth class. Brazil also had good victories in table tennis, while the men’s goal volleyball team ended up suffering a upset from the United States and lost 8-6.
In general, China confirmed favoritism and already took first place in the medal table. Australia, which had locked ahead on day one, slipped back to fourth place. British and Russian Olympic Committees complete the podium.
Historically, the United States does not repeat the Olympics’ dominance over the Paralympics. So far, the Americans have won two golds and two silvers, emerging seventh in the overall standings.
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