Paralympic Games: Fabien Lamirault takes Gold in Table Tennis

Olympic Games 2016
Fabien Lamirault wins a Gold medal in the Table tennis at the Paralympic Games

The French Fabien Lamirault won the fourth gold medal for France at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

In table tennis, Fabien Lamirault won the class table tennis gold medal on Tuesday at the Paralympics in Rio and so brought France its fourth gold medal, the 12th medal overall, but far behind China, always imperial.

Lamirault beat in the final the Polish Rafal Czuper three sets to one (11-6, 5-11, 11-8, 11-9) to clinch his second Paralympic medal after the bronze in the same category at the London Games in 2012. he also has to his credit a title of world champion and one European championship. Before Lamirault the athlete Marie-Amélie Le Fur (400 m) and judoka Sandrine Martinet brought gold to the French delegation.

The Olympic stadium, the public carioca has further inflamed to push his victory 4x100m relay R11 / T13, before the Chinese. China is still the undisputed master of athletics with five medals, including three gold. It thus bringing its total to 129 medals in total with 57 being gold medals.

The Chinese also took two titles while involved in fencing they took a gold medal in table tennis in five events, while in the valid dominion was unchallenged: four titles and four third consecutive Grand Slam in Rio.  Finally, Britain remains the runner up to China with 68 medals including 31 gold ahead of Ukraine (65 medals, 23 golds), the US (50 medals and 18 golds) and Brazil (39 medals and 10 golds).

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