Alberto Abarza continues to raise the name of Chile in Tokyo 2020. The Chilean swimmer surprised again and won the silver medal in the 200-meter freestyle category S2 at the Paralympic event.
The Creole finished in second place thanks to a time of 4:14, 17. During the test, The Chilean was always located among the first swimmers, and even led the group in the first 100 meters, but then the Brazilian Gabriel Dos Santos rebounded and finished his presentation in 4: 06.52. The podium was closed by the athlete representing the Russian Olympic Committee, Vladimir Danilenko, with a time of 4: 15.95 ‘.
After his outstanding performance, the national athlete said: “We wanted to fight it. The Russian beat me all year, we came fourth in this competition and now I got a second place. Getting on the podium again was the best “.
It should be remembered that Abarza had hung the gold medal last Tuesday in the 100-meter backstroke category. These two important milestones mean that Chile has had its best historical presentation at a Paralympic event.