Ukraine wins first gold medal at Paralympics in Rio

Ukraine wins first gold medal at Paralympics in Rio

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Ukrainian champion Yevhen Bohodayko has won the first Ukraine's gold medal at the Paralympic Games in Rio.

He got the medal in 100m swimming.

Yevhen beat the British record-breaker, who finished just behind the Ukrainian.

In addition, Ukrainian team won one silver and seven bronze medals on the first day of the Paralympics.

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