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ASTANA – Swimmer Zulfiya Gabdullina became the first Kazakh Paralympian to win gold Sept. 8 when she won the women’s 100 m freestyle at the Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The 51-year-old finished with a new world record of 01:30:07, followed by China’s Peng Qiuping and Ukraine’s Olga Sviderska.
Three days later her compatriot, 50-year old powerlifter Raushan Koishybayeva won silver in the up to 67 kilograms weight category with a final results of 113 kg, with gold claimed by China’s Tan Yujiao and Egypt’s Amal …read more
Source: The Astana Times