Ukrainian Ovsii wins Paralympic gold in club throw

Ukrainian Ovsii wins Paralympic gold in club throw

Ukrainian athlete Zoia Ovsii has won a gold medal in the women's club throw at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

This is Ukraine's first-ever Paralympic gold in this event, according to Ukrinform.

Ovsii showed the best result – 25.12 meters – on her fifth attempt. U.S. athlete Cassie Mitchell was second with a result of 24.18 meters.

Ukraine's Paralympic team has won 94 medals so far, including 24 gold, 44 silver, and 26 bronze medals.


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