Turkey breaks medal record at Tokyo Paralympic Games

Turkish athletes have bagged the 11th medal on the seventh day of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games, surpassing the 10 medal-record in the 2016 Rio Games.


Turkish Paralympic shooter Aysegül Pehlivanlar won a silver medal on Aug. 31 in the P2 women's 10m Air Pistol event. She won with a total of 234.5 points in the final.

OG 2020 - Robert Glinta: Tehnically and tactically it is most I could offer at this moment

AGERPRES special correspondent, Teodor Ciobanu, reports: Swimmer Robert Glinta finished the 100 meter backstroke, within the Tokyo Olympic Games, on 8th place, but was pleased that he gave it all he had and achieved a better time than in the semifinals and series.

Titmus wins duel in the pool as Dressel launches Olympic gold rush

Australia's Ariarne Titmus won a thrilling 400m freestyle duel with American great Katie Ledecky in the Olympic pool on July 26 as Caeleb Dressel launched his bid for a seven-gold spree in style.

The Tokyo Aquatics Centre also witnessed a dominant 100m breaststroke swim by world record holder Adam Peaty, who defended his title to give Britain its first gold medal of the Games.

Swimmer David Popovici breaks world junior record in men's 200 m freestyle

Romanian swimmer David Popovici broke the world junior record in the men's 200 m freestyle on Friday, at the 2021 European Junior Swimming Championships in Rome, securing a place in the final of the event. After taking down the world record in the 100 m freestyle twice in just a few days, the athlete trained by coach Adrian Radulescu clocked 1:45.26 in the 200 m freestyle semifinals.