Punko Savchenko and opened an account Russian gold at Paralympics

Russian swimmers Sergey Punko and Oxana Savchenko were the best for 400 meters freestyle in the S12 class for men and women at the Paralympic Games in London.

Punko showed results superior to four seconds while closest rival — the Spaniard Enrique Floriano. The bronze medal was a representative of the national team of Ukraine Sergey Klippert. 

Savchenko in the fight for the top spot ahead of Briton Hannah Russell by 0.71 seconds. The bronze medal was Deborah Font of Spain. Another Russian, Anna Efimenko stopped in one step of the podium.

It should be noted that this is the first Russian team gold medals at the Paralympics.

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