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Published on September 13th, 2016 | by mpower

Rio Paralympic Rundown: Tuesday, September 13th

 Tuesday, September 13

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What happened on Day 4 of competition

West Virginia native Grace Norman took bronze in the women’s 400m – T44, a day after winning the debut of paratriathlon. France’s Marie-Amelie le Fur won the race in world record for her second gold of the games.

The other U.S. medal in athletics was silver to 17-year-old Hunter Woodhall, coming second to New Zealand’s Liam Malone who broke the world record in the men’s 200m – T44, previously held by Oscar Pistorius.

Cuba’s Omara Durand, widely considered the world’s fastest Paralympian, secured the double with gold in the 200m – T12 after her 100m gold.

Brazil, winners of three of the seven gold medals in boccia in London 2012, claimed gold in mixed pairs – BC3.

United States lost 3-2 to Argentina and does not advance in Soccer 7-a-side. Ukraine meets Netherlands and Iran takes on Brazil in the semifinals starting Wednesday.

In men’s goalball, the men’s U.S. team lost to Turkey, 6-3, to finish an even 2-2 in the group play, enough to advance to the quarterfinals.


U.S. wheelchair basketball teams were undefeated in preliminary play to win their groups ahead of the quarterfinals.

The following won more gold in the pool:

Swimmer                                 Won yesterday                        How many Gold          Total Medals

  • Ihar Boki (Belarus)                400m freestyle – S13                          3                                  4
  • Rebecca Myers (USA)         400m freestyle – S13                          3                                  3
  • Brad Snyder (USA)               50m freestyle – S11                            2                                  3
  • Daniel Dias (BRA)                 50m freestyle – S5                              2                                  5

Featured Events and Athletes to Watch (all times EST)

First day of medals in Equestrian and Wheelchair Tennis

8:00am   Women’s Goalball: U.S. (2-0-1) vs. Israel (1-1-1)

9:20am   Athletics: Gianfranco Iannotta and Raymond Martin, both 22 year olds from New Jersey, in the men’s 400m – T52 final

9:50am   Athletics: Triathlon gold medalist Allysa Seely competes in the women’s 200m – T36

5:16pm   Swimming: Sophie Pascoe of New Zealand goes for her fourth gold and fifth medal overall in the women’s 100m freestyle – S10

5:30pm Wheelchair Tennis, Quad Doubles Gold Medal Match: Nick Taylor / David Wagner (USA) vs David Alcott / Heath Davidson (AUS)

6:21pm   Swimming: Elizabeth Marks and Jessica Long in the women’s 100m backstroke – S8 final [qualifying heats at 10:12am]

6:42pm   Athletics: Crowd and medal favorite Terezinha Guildermina of Brazil competes in the women’s 200m – T11 final

8:00pm   Women’s Wheelchair Basketball, Quarterfinal: U.S. vs Brazil

How to tune in:

Check out the Ultimate Sports Fan Guide for how to tune in and watch.

Check out the Team Watch guide below.

On TV:

NBCSN 2-5 p.m.  Track and Field, Wheelchair Basketball quarterfinals
NBCSN 7-9 p.m.  Swimming, Track and Field, Wheelchair Basketball quarterfinals
NBCSN 1-5 a.m.  Swimming, Track and Field, Wheelchair Basketball

Live Stream: 

Track and Field
Track and Field 2
Track and Field 3
 8:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m., 4:20-7:45 p.m.
8:50 a.m.-12:00 p.m., 4:20-7:30 p.m.
8:50 a.m.-12:00 p.m., 4:20-7:30 p.m.
Swimming  8:25-11:00 a.m., 4:25-8:30 p.m.
Wheelchair Fencing  7:55-11:30 a.m., 12:55-5:30 p.m.
Table Tennis  8:55 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 2:55-7:00 p.m.
Powerlifting  8:55-10:30 a.m., 11:55 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 2:55-4:30 p.m.
Wheelchair Tennis  10:55 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wheelchair Basketball (Rio Olympic Arena)  8:20 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 2:05-6:15 p.m.


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