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Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games: Highlights of Day 12

Paralympian Madison de Rozario smiling
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Welcome to the 12th day of competition at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

USA win gold in sitting volleyball
USA clinched gold title against China winning 25-12 25-20 22-25 25-19 in the women’s sitting volleyball match.

Japan win badminton gold with women’s WH doubles final
Japanese pair Sarina Satomi and Yuma Yakazaki beat China’s second seeds Liu Yutong and Yin Menglu for the women’s WH doubles gold medal.

Japan’s Michishita breaks Paralympic record in women’s T12 marathon to win final athletics gold
Misato Michishita wins the last athletics gold medal of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The 44-year-old, crossed the line in a time of 3:00:50 to break the Paralympic record set at Rio 2016.

Li wins men’s T46 marathon
China’s Li Chaoyan has won gold medal in the men’s T46 marathon, breaking the Paralympic record in a time of 2:25:50.

Morocco’s El Amin Chentouf wins men’s T12 marathon
Chentouf has won gold for a second consecutive Paralympic Games, defending his title from Rio 2016. He beat the Paralympic record set at London 2012 with a new time of 2:21:43.

Madison de Rozario wins gold in the women’s T54 marathon
Australia’s Madison de Rozario has won gold in the women’s T54 marathon in a Paralympic record time of 1:38:11.

Marcel Hug wins men’s T54 marathon title
Switzerland’s Marcel Hug wins the men’s marathon T54 with a time of 1:24.02.

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