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Other Events - 16 Sep 2016

Rio Paralympics: Ukraine and Sweden in the battle for the Men`s Classes 6-8 gold

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Four years ago Ukraine lost in the opening round, while Sweden ended its participation in the quarter-final

 

Ukraine lost in the opening round of 2012 London Paralympics, Sweden was eliminated in the Round 1 than, but now they will play in the final of Men`s Team Classes 6-8 at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. They beat Great Britain and China respectively.

 

Men`s Team Classes 1-2

The 2012 London Paralympics runner-up of Men`s Team Class 1-2, France reached its new final in Rio. They beat host side Brazil 2:0 to set final showdown with Korea, bronze medalist four years ago, which now managed to eliminate defending champion Czech Republic.

 

Men`s Team Classes 4-5

Four years ago runner-up Korea defeated reigning champion China 2:1 to secure final clash with Taipei which beat Turkey 2:0.

 

Women`s Team Classes 1-3

Defending champion China and Croatia will play for the crown in the Women`s Team Classes 1-3, both after 2:0 wins. Italia and Korea are playing one against another to decide who will leave Brazil with a bronze medal.

 

Women`s Team Classes 4-5

Nada MATIC provided the winning point for Serbia in the semi final clash against Sweden, 2:1. She beat Ingela LUNDBAECK in straight games. Other finalist is the defending champion China which had an easy job against Korea.

 

Women`s Team Classes 6-10

Favorites confirmed their quality in the semi-final duels of Women`s Team Class 6-10: China – Australia 2:0, Poland – Brazil 2:0. Natalia PARTYKA`s Poland is determined to take the gold after bronze medal taken in London four years ago.

 

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