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Australian cyclist Greco wins first gold of Tokyo Paralympics with world record

Aug 25, 2021

Tokyo (China), August 25: Australian cyclist Paige Greco claimed the first gold of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after winning the women's track cycling C1-3 3,000m individual pursuit event here on Wednesday.
Greco covered the 3,000m distance in 3 minutes and 50.815 seconds in the final at the Izu Velodrome in Izu of Shizuoka, refreshing the previous C3 class world record of 3:52.283 she created just hours ago in the qualification.
China's Wang Xiaomei claimed the silver in 3:54.975, while German cyclist Denise Schindler bagged the bronze in 3:55.120.
Source :Xinhua