Ukraine has already won 20 medals at Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games

19:33, 09 September 2008
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7 gold, 5 silver, 8 bronze

Ukraine now has 20 medals (7 gold, 5 silver, 8 bronze) at Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, according to NCRU.

Ukrainian female athlete Inna Diachenko won golden medal in a 100-m race with a world record 13.43.

Another Ukrainian athlete Lidiya Solovyova (40 kg) set a world record in powerlifting with 105.5 kg. In a 100-m butterfly swimming Oleksandr Mashchenko (S11 class) won silver with 1.05,79, while bronze in the same heat went to Viktor Smirnov (1.05,79). Anton Stabrovskyi (S12 class) gained bronze in a 100-m butterfly distance (1.00,50). Ukrainian female swimmers won another two bronze medals: Olena Akopian (S5 class) in a 200-m free-style swimming (2.52,51) and Yuliya Volkova in a 100-m butterfly swimming (1.10,89).

 

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