China, third country to win more than 100 gold medals in Paralympics
Posted on:21 Sep 2016 10:50:41
21 September 2016 Current Affairs: China became only the third country to win more than 100 gold medals at a single edition of the Paralympic Games 2016.
Seven of those came in athletics with another two each in table tennis and swimming as China ended the day with 105 gold, 81 silver and 51 bronze medals.
The United States and Britain are the only other nations to achieve a century of gold medals at a single Paralympics. Both did so at the 1984 Games in New York, when the US claimed 136 victories and Britain 107.
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