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Para swimming SCHOTT brings bronze over 200 m layers

The two-time swimming world champion Verena SCHOTT has surprisingly won the bronze medal at the Paralympics in Tokyo. The 32-year-old from the BPRSV Cottbus hit in the final on Thursday in the start class SM 6 over 200 meters in 2: 59.09 minutes as a third fastest. On winning Maisie Summers-Newton from Great Britain, the world record sponge, lacked 2.41 seconds.

My emotional world is a bit confused. I do not even know what I feel. I’m mega happy and relieved, said SCHOTT for her coup and added: I wanted it so much. After 100 m, SCHOTT, which powdered her best time by almost six seconds, was still in the lead.

After the bronze medal of cyclist Denise Schindler on Tuesday it is the second precious metal for the Team Germany Paralympics. Schindler had decided the small finale in the persecution for himself.

In the lead was SCHOTT, which had won the silver medal in 2012 in London over the same distance, located just under four seconds behind the top trio.

About your parade track 100 m breast on Saturday is also one of the potayers. At their first start over 50 m freestyle she had expected the final run on Wednesday.

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