Slovakia wins more medals in Tokyo. Para-athlete and para table tennis players celebrated

Marián Kuřeja defended the bronze from Rio de Janeiro, while two para table tennis teams ended third.

Marián KuřejaMarián Kuřeja (Source: Roman Benický, Slovak Paralympic Committee)

Slovakia won several medals at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo on September 1.

Para-athlete Marián Kuřeja won the bronze in the men's club throw - the F51 event, defending his place from the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. He was defeated by Musa Taimazov of Russia, who won the competition and created a new world record, and Zeljko Dimistrijevic of Serbia who took the silver, the TASR newswire reported.

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On the same day, two para table tennis teams ended third. Boris Trávníček and Peter Mihálik lost the semi-finals against the team from China in the TT4-5 event, while Martin Ludrovský and Ján Riapoš were defeated in the semi-finals by the team from France in the TT1-2 event, TASR reported.

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