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Russian national team has climbed to 4th place at Medal count after the second day of the XIV London Summer Paralympic Games

01 January 1970
Russian national team has climbed to 4th place at Medal count after the second day of the XIV London Summer Paralympic Games.{nl}{nl}Russian track and field athletes won three gold medals at once. Margarita Goncharova (Moscow) was awarded the Gold medal at the Long Jump. The athlete broke the Paralympic record with 4,84 m. Ukraine\'s Inna Stryzhak was second with 4.79m and China\'s Cao Yuanhang finished third with 4.40m. {nl}{nl}
{nl}{nl}The Gold medalist at the 200 meters run Roman Kapranov (Nizhniy Novgorod) equaled the World record and set Paralympic Games best times - 23,10. Silver medalist Guangxu Shang of China lost just 0,05 to him, the bronze medalist Omar Monterola of Venezuela - 0,24. {nl}{nl}
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{nl}{nl}The great performance of Russian national team flag carrier two-times Beijing 2008 Paralympic champion Alexey Ashapatov became the final outcome of the day. He won the Gold medal in the Discus Throw and threw a world Record 60.72m. Czech Rostislav Pohlmann took “Silver”, “Bronze” went to Egyptian Metawa Abouelkhir.{nl}Two Silver medals were taken by Russian Paralympians Maria Klimenchenko (shooting) and Roman Dubovoy (swimming ) at the second day of the Games. {nl}Maria Klimenchenko from Khabarovsk went second in the10 m Air Pistol shooting with 469.6 points. Olivera Nakovska-Bikova from FYR Macedonia won with 475,1 points, setting a new World record (381 points) in qualification round. While bronze went to Sareh Javanmardidodmani of Iran (469.0).{nl}Swimmer Roman Dubovoy (Kamchatka Region) became Silver medalist in 100m Butterfly with 56,37.{nl}{nl}
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{nl}{nl}There are also two “Bronze” at Russian national team medal daily count. At men’s powerlifting -52 kg tournament Krivulya from Krasnodar Region went to third place lifting 175 kg. China\'s Feng Qi became Paralympic champion with a best of 176kg, Ikechukwu Obichukwu – silver medalist with 175 kg.{nl}A judoist Shabhan Kurbanov from Dagestan Region also became a Bronze medallist.{nl}{nl}
{nl}{nl}{nl}Russian athletes added seven medals to national team count – three gold, two silver and two bronze medals. In total Russian national team has got 11 medals (5-3-3), in overall medal count Russian Paralympic team climbed from 6th place to 4th, coming over British and German teams. {nl}{nl}Chinese team straightened their leadership (13-10-11), Australians – on the second place (7-4-8), the third one went to Ukrainians (6-5-5).