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Tsapatakis wins bronze medal in Tokyo

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Antonis Tsapatakis has won a bronze medal in the 100m breaststroke SB4 at the Tokyo Paralympics.

Tsapatakis finished in 1 minute 40.20 seconds, behind Russia’s Dmitrii Cherniaev (1:31.96, world record) and Colombia’s Moises Fuentes Garcia (1:35.86).

This is Greece\s fifth medal, and fourth bronze, in the Paralympics. It has also won a silver.

Tsapatakis, 33, was a water polo player when, in 2006, he was paralyzed after a motorcycle accident. He has won a silver and three bronze medals at World Championships and two silver and two bronze medals at European Championships since 2013.