Runner Luis Andrés Vásquez set a time of 49.61 in the final of the 400 meters in the last event of the Dominicans in Tokyo 2020
The Dominican Athlete Luis Andrés Vasquez Segura He finished fifth in the 400 meter dash final at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
The Paralympic runner was able to break his personal record with a time of 49.61 and incidentally obtain an Olympic diploma in the competition.
With the participation of Vásquez, the competitions for the Dominicans in the historic Paralympic Games in Tokyo end.
In the end, Ayoub sadni of Morocco was able to reach a new Olympic record in the competition with a time of 47.38. Brazilians Thomaz Ruan de Moraes and Petrucio Ferreira Dos Santos completed the podium with times of 47.87 (personal best) and 48.04 respectively.
Tokyo 2020 was a historic participation for the Dominican Republic where Alejandra Aybar and Patricio López Fernández also participated in para-swimming, Darlenys de la Cruz and her guide Erick García in parathletics and José Manuel Coronado Aburd in parapowerlifting.
Despite not having obtained medals, there was a delegation that made its debut in several disciplines and obtained different Olympic diplomas.