Mexico added another gold in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, when Diego López was the fastest in the 50-meter free S3
Diego Lopez made history at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games by winning the gold medal in Swimming in the 50 meters freestyle S3, as He got the 15th medal for the Mexican delegation so far in the fair and his second staff.
What’s more, With this gold medal, they add six in Tokyo 2020, so that those achieved in Rio 2016 were already surpassed by two and the London 2012 mark was equaled.
López had a time of 44.66 seconds and beat the Chinese Liankang Zou and the Ukrainian Denys Ostapchenko, who finished second and third, respectively. Similarly, the Mexican Jesús Hernández finished in fourth place in said test with a time of 46:19.
“Pᴀʀᴀ ᴛɪ ʟᴀs ɢᴜɪʀɴᴀʟᴅᴀs ᴅᴇ ᴏʟɪᴠᴀ!
Uɴ ʀᴇᴄᴜᴇʀᴅᴏ ᴘᴀʀᴀ ᴇʟʟᴏs ᴅᴇ ɢʟᴏʀɪᴀ!
Uɴ ʟᴀᴜʀᴇʟ ᴘᴀʀᴀ ᴛɪ ᴅᴇ ᴠɪᴄᴛᴏʀɪᴀ!
Uɴ sᴇᴘᴜʟᴄʀᴏ ᴘᴀʀᴀ ᴇʟʟᴏs ᴅᴇ ʜᴏɴᴏʀ! … “
THANK YOU DIEGO! 🇲🇽❤️
THANK YOU CHAMPION! 🥇🔥
YOU HAVE MADE MEXICO VIBRATE 🇲🇽🔥🥇 pic.twitter.com/v1kSJfdQKN
– Mexican Paralympic Committee (@COPAME) September 2, 2021