Paralympics: USA's Jessica Long ends up with Gold in women's 100m butterfly S8

Shubham Singh
03 Sep 2021
19:47
Paralympics: USA's Jessica Long ends up with Gold in women's 100m butterfly S8

Jessica Long and Viktoria Ishchiulova engaged in a high-octane tussle as Jessica pulled ahead by just 0.93 seconds. The Russian Paralympic Committee(RPC) athlete acquired a silver medal while Colombia’s Laura Carolina Rodriguez Gonzalez came up with a bronze medal.

Long lodged a time of 1 minute 09.87 seconds while Viktoria completed the swimming course in 1 minute 10.80 seconds. Laura ended up way behind Viktoria with a time of 1 minute 20.93 seconds. S8 disability class refers to athletes who can have cerebral palsy, arm amputations, or severe issues with limbs.

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