Yanina Andrea Martínez made history today when she became the first Argentine athlete to win a gold medal at the Paralympics since Atlanta in 1996. Martínez won first place in the 100-meter race at the 2016 Rio Paralympic games with a time of 14.46 seconds. Claudia Nicoleitzik from Germany came in second with a time of 14.64 seconds, while Colombia’s Florian Hernandez won the bronze medal with 14.71 seconds. She will be running the first stage on Monday 11 with the goal of reaching the final the next day. Greetings to all, I love you,” said Martínez with a smile after winning the race.
Source: The Bubble September 09, 2016 18:56 UTC