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Australia's Paige Greco wins first gold at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Baku, August 25, AZERTAC

Australian cyclist Paige Greco won the first gold of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics on Wednesday with the Games, delayed by a year due to the pandemic, finally underway as new coronavirus cases surge in Japan's capital, CNN reports.

Greco crossed the line first in the women's C1-3 3,000 meters individual pursuit at the Izu Velodrome ahead of silver medalist Xiaomei Wang from China. Germany's Denise Schindler clinched bronze.

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