Vietnamese Paralympic swimmer Trịnh Thị Bích Như. — Photo parasportfoundation.org
Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese Paralympic swimmer Trịnh Thị Bích Như finished sixth in the final of the women’s 100m breaststroke, SB5 category, at the ongoing Rio Paralympics in Brazil.
She clocked a time of 1:51:07, beating her result in the qualifying round of 1:52:06.
The gold and silver medal went to Mereshoko Yelyzaveta and Savtsova Viktoriia of Ukraine with a time of 1:41.63 and 1:42.14, respectively. Song Lingling of China took bronze with a time of 1:45.21.
Earlier, Như finished eighth in the 50m butterfly.
On the men’s side, Đỗ Thanh Hải ranked seventh with a time of 1:40:31. Forsman Karl of Sweden won gold with a time of 1:34:27. Lim Woo Geun of South Korea received silver with a time of 1:35:18 and Ragel Pedro of Mexico got the bronze medal with a time of 1:37:84.
In the men’s 100m breaststroke SB4, Nguyễn Thành Trung placed sixth with a time of 1:49:67. — VNS