Brazil has 4 podiums, but has dropped to 10th place in the medal tally.

Brazil has 4 podiums, but has dropped to 10th place in the medal tally.

Rodolfo Riscalla won silver in equestrian

Photo: Roberto/CPB Walking

Brazil once again secured four podiums on the second day of the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Swimming, once again, proved to be the head of the delegation and won two more bronzes. The country also had an unprecedented silver in Hispism and another Vice-championship in Fencing. Despite four medals, Brazil lost places and dropped to 10th place in the overall standings, as it had no gold medals this Thursday.

View Medal Table of Paralympic Games

countries Sleep Conversation Brass Total
first china 8 5 10 23
second united kingdom 6 8 3 17
Third Russian Olympic Committee 6 5 6 17
fourth australia 6 2 6 14
5th Holland 5 3 1 9
sixth italy 4 4 3 1 1
7th United States 2 2 4
8º Belarus 2 2
9th Ukraine 1 6 2 9
10th Brazil 1 3 4 8
11th Spain 1 3 4
12th France 1 2 1 4
12th Japan 1 2 1 4
14th Hungary 1 1 2
15th Belgium 1 1 2
16th Chile 1 1
16th Colombia 1 1
16th Ireland 1 1
16th Israel 1 1
16th Jordan 1 1

Daniel Dias won another bronze in the s5 100 m freestyle event in the individual swimming event, and was part of the 4×50 m freestyle relay team that finished third. With these, the athlete reached 27 Paralympic medals.

Daniel Dias displays the bronze medal he won in the 100m freestyle

Daniel Dias displays the bronze medal he won in the 100m freestyle

Photo: Elle Cabral/CPB

Jovain Gisoni returned to bring a medal in wheelchair fencing – he had already won the gold medal in London-2012 and the silver medal in Tokyo. Another silver was achieved by Rodolfo Riscalla in dressage equestrian, Grade IV. Brazil also won table tennis well, while the men’s goalball team suffered a loss to the United States 8–6. See other highlights.

Jovain Guisson won the silver medal in fencing

Jovain Guisson won the silver medal in fencing

Photo: Takuma Matsushita / CPB

Overall, China confirmed the bias and is already ranked in the medal tally. Australia, which closed ahead on the first day, has slipped to fourth place. The UK and Russian Olympic Committee completed the podium.

The United States has, historically, not repeated the Olympics’ dominance in the Paralympics. So far, the Americans have won two golds and two silvers, placing seventh in the overall standings.

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