Wednesday, September 14 2016 09:56 EEST
Rio Paralympics: Ukraine national team holds on to the third place in the overall medal count
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The country’s national Paralympic team possesses 72 awards

Over the sixth day of Paralympics in Rio, Ukrainian athletes won 5 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze medals. That makes 72 awards in total (27 gold – 21 silver – 24 bronze), which lets the team surely hold on to the third place in the overall medal count. Thus, Ukraine only concedes to China (63 – 51 – 33) and the United Kingdom (34 – 18 – 22),

So far, the last gold award in Ukraine’s medal chest was claimed by long jumper Oksana Zubovska. She is the leader of the world’s Paralympic movement in this kind of sport; her 2012 record of Paralympic Games in London is so far unbeaten.

As reported earlier by, Paralympics Ukrainian team won 12 more medals on the fourth day of competitions in Rio.

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