Greek swimmer Alexandra Stamatopoulou, who is 34 years old, won the bronze medal in the Women’s 50m backstroke swimming event at the Tokyo Paralympics on Friday. Credit: Alexandra Stamatopoulou/Facebook
Greek swimmer Alexandra Stamatopoulou took home the bronze medal at the Tokyo Paralympics on Friday in the women’s 50m backstroke swimming S4 event.
Stamatopoulou, who has a rare neurological disorder called Stiff Person Syndrome, finished the race with a time of 49.63, earning her the bronze medal.
Liu Yu and Zhou Yanfei, both from China, won the gold and silver medals in the event, respectively.