Slovakia wins gold in para-shooting

It is already the 11th medal for the country at the Tokyo Paralympic Games.

Veronika Vadovičová won gold in para-shooting.Veronika Vadovičová won gold in para-shooting. (Source: Roman Benický, Slovak Paralympic Committee)

Slovakia won its 11th medal on the last day of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games.

Veronika Vadovičová took gold in the R6 - Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH1 event. She even broke the Paralympic record in the finals with a score of 248.9 points, the SITA newswire reported.

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Anna Normann of Sweden finished second and Juan Antonio Saavedra Reinaldo of Spain was third.

Vadovičová is an experienced para-shooter and the most successful Slovak Paralympic athlete. She has four gold medals, one silver and one bronze medal from the Paralympic Games.

In Tokyo, Slovak Paralympic athletes won altogether 11 medals; five were gold, two silver and four bronze, SITA reported.

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