Brazil has 4 podiums, but drops to 10th in the medal table

Brazil has 4 podiums, but drops to 10th in the medal table

Rodolfo Riscala won the silver medal in dressage

Photo: Wander Roberto/CPB

Brazil once again achieved four podiums on day two of the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Swimming proved, once again, that she was the leader in the delegation and won two more bronzes. The country also had an unprecedented silver in Hispism and another vice-championship in fencing. Despite the four medals, Brazil lost its positions and fell to 10th overall, having no gold medals on Thursday.

Check the Paralympic Games medal table

countries Went talking Bronze Total
China first 8 5 10 23
2 United Kingdom 6 8 3 17
3rd Russian Olympic Committee 6 5 6 17
4 Australia 6 2 6 14
5th Netherlands 5 3 1 9
6 Italy 4 4 3 11
7 United States 2 2 4
8º Belarus 2 2
9 Ukraine 1 6 2 9
Tenth Brazil 1 3 4 8
11 Spain 1 3 4
12 France 1 2 1 4
12 Japan 1 2 1 4
14 Hungary 1 1 2
15 Belgium 1 1 2
16 Chile 1 1
16 Colombia 1 1
16 Ireland 1 1
16 Israel 1 1
16 Jordan 1 1

Daniel Dias won another bronze in the swimming singles event, in the s5 100m freestyle event, and was part of the 4x50m freestyle relay team that finished third. With these, the athlete reached 27 Paralympic medals.

Daniel Dias displays bronze in the 100m freestyle

Daniel Dias displays bronze in the 100m freestyle

Photo: Ale Cabral/CPB

Jovane Guissoni is back for a medal in the wheelchair fencing – he was already a gold in London in 2012 and a silver in Tokyo. Rudolf Riscala also took another silver in dressage, fourth class. Brazil also had good victories in table tennis, while the men’s goal volleyball team ended up suffering a upset from the United States and lost 8-6.

Jovan Jason won the silver in fencing

Jovan Jason won the silver in fencing

Photo: Takuma Matsushita/CPB

In general, China confirmed favoritism and already took first place in the medal table. Australia, which had locked ahead on day one, slipped back to fourth place. British and Russian Olympic Committees complete the podium.

Historically, the United States does not repeat the Olympics’ dominance over the Paralympics. So far, the Americans have won two golds and two silvers, emerging seventh in the overall standings.

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