Fabiola Ramírez was in charge of giving Mexico the first medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, and she did it in a 100-meter backstroke swim
Mexico has already added its first medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. During the early hours of this Wednesday, Fabiola Ramírez hung the bronze medal in swimming.
THE FIRST MEDAL FALL FOR MEXICO IN SWIMMING
Fabiola Ramírez was in charge of giving him the first medal for the Mexican delegation at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The swimmer obtained the bronze medal in the 100 meter backstroke, classification S2 with a time of 2: 36.54, behind the Singaporean Yip Pin Xiu, with 2: 16.61, and the Japanese Miyuki Yamada, with 2: 26.18.
With a time of 02: 36.54, he conquered the bronze metal by positioning himself in 3rd position in the grand final of the 100 m backstroke, classification S2.
COPAME congratulates Fabi for the great effort and endless dedication of our Paralympic medalist.
Congratulations, Fabi! 🥉 pic.twitter.com/KqlOx61ilk
– Mexican Paralympic Committee (@COPAME) August 25, 2021
LUIS ARMANDO ANDRADE ADVANCED TO THE FINAL OF 100 FREE METERS
Four other Mexican athletes participated in swimming. However, only Luis Armando Andrade, in a 100-meter freestyle, S8 classification, managed to qualify for the final of his branch, but was in last position with a time of 1: 01.23.
The remaining three stayed in the qualifying round. Stefanny Rubí was in the seventh step in the 50 meter free S10. Gustavo Sánchez, in the 50 meters back SB3, and Christopher Tronco, in the 100 meters back S2, were in fifth place in their respective tests, so they did not reach the final.