Just a few days of exciting action left for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games! So far, China has a stranglehold on the total number of medals (147) and gold (68) with a small lead in silver (43) and only trails the RPC for bronze medals (36 to 37 ) Until wednesday.
It has been a remarkable week for six Olympians who lead the field with five total medals each. Ihar Boki (Belarus, swimming), Maria Carolina Gomes Santiago (Brazil, swimming), Maksym Krypak (Ukraine, swimming), Carlotta Gilli (Italy, swimming), Andrii Trusov (Ukraine, swimming) and Lichao Wang (China, swimming) all have five medals with 17 others sitting just below them with four medals in total!
Who will lead the 2020 Paralympic Games in total individual medals?
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Dated: September 2, 2021
Time: 3 a.m. ET
TV channel: NBCSN
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World records, tight finishes and so many amazing moments happen daily in the pool at the 2020 Paralympic Games:
On the program today are badminton, boccia, day one of the canoe sprint, five-a-side football, goalball, sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball.
Medal events today are archery, track and field, road cycling, shooting, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo and wheelchair tennis. A total of 48 medal events with a total of 144 medals awarded.
Most of the dominance of the Paralympians’ individual medals came in the pool, but a few individuals stood out outside of the water. Jing Rong (China) and Dimitri Coutya (Great Britain) won four medals in wheelchair fencing! The record for most individual medals at a single Paralympic Games is 11 (9 gold) by Italy’s Maria Scutti in 1960, the second best being Bart Dobson of the US team who won 8 in 1988 .
What events are you most excited to see today?
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