Five athletes from the Caribbean country will participate in three different disciplines during the Paralympic competition
Dominican Republic prepares for your participation in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, where he will go in search of the first medal in his history within the joust that is held every four years.
A total of five Dominican athletes will represent the country in three different disciplines, swimming, athletics and weightlifting, starting the competitions next Friday, August 27.
The Dominicans will begin their participation with the weightlifter Jose Manuel Abud, who will be in the competition of adapted powerlifting (paralympic powelifting) in the 65kg category, at 5:30 AM (Dominican time) on August 27th.
That same day, the swimmer Alejandra Aybar, who so far is one of the athletes with whom the country has the most expectations, will participate in the first of three competitions to which she qualified. It is about the hundred meter chest SB6 and it is called to start at 8:12 PM (from the Dominican Republic). Aybar will swim again the August 31 in the category of 50 meters free S8 at 9:38 PM and its passage through Tokyo 2020 will have its third stop on september three in the mode of 100 meters butterfly S8 at 4:37 AM
The other swimmer representing Dominican Republic as part of your delegation is Patricio López Fernández, who on August 30 will compete in the 50 meter chest SB2 at 8:56 PM
Athletics has the other two Dominican Paralympic athletes, who represent the Caribbean country. The first to compete will be Darlenys de la Cruz, together with his guide, Erick García, who will participate in the Women’s 100 meter sprint T12 the first of September (6:37 AM) and later, the day September 3, will compete again in the Women’s 200 meter dash T12 (6:50 AM).
Finally, Luis Vasquez He is the last Dominican parathlete and will compete in the Men’s 400m T47, the September 2 at 9:38 PM Dominican Republic.