05 September 2012, Wednesday, 8:50

Oksana Savchenko and Elena Pautova are regular Paralympic champions

author: Dmitry Slezin

Girls brought other two golden medals to piggy bank of Russian national team at Paralympic Games-2012 in London.

Thus, Elena Pautova, a student of the Bashkir physical culture institute, won track and field 1500-meter distance with the result 4 minutes 37,65 sec, leaving Elena Gongost from Spain with silver (4.43,53) and Anna Lisa Minetti with the leader Andrena Giokondi from Italy (4.48,88) behind.

Oksana Savchenko in her turn won 100-meter free style heat in swimming with a new world record – 58,41.

Natalie Pronina from Azerbaijan has again become the second (1.00,00) and one more Russian swimmer Daria Stukalova – the third (1.00,23).

Alexander Nevolin-Svetov, a post-graduate of the Bashkir State Pedagogical University, won the second silver medal at 100-meter free style distance in swimming after Maxim Veraska from Ukraine, who broke Paralympic world record – 51,40 (Alexander has 51,70). Tucker Dupree from the USA was the third (54,41).