Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day One Review

It was a golden opening day of the Paralympics for Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holder Emily Petricola, who broke the world record in qualifying and went on to win gold in the final of the women's 3000m C4 3000m Individual Pursuit.

Image: Emily Petricola celebrates her first gold medal of the Paralympic Games. Credit: Paralympics Australia 

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TABLE TENNIS
Women's Singles Class 9 (Li Na Lei) 
WIN 3 - 0 
Men's Singles Class 9 (Ma Lin) 
WIN 3 - 0
Women's Singles Class 10 (Milly Tapper
WIN 3 - 1
Women's Singles Class 10 (Qian Yang
WIN 3 - 2
Women's Singles Class 9 (Lina Lei) 
WIN 3 - 1

CYCLING TRACK 
Women's C4 3000m Individual Pursuit Qualifying (Emily Petricola) 
3:38.061 WR | QUALIFIED FOR GOLD 
Women's C4 3000m Individual Pursuit Final (Emily Petricola)** 
WIN BY OVL | GOLD
WHEELCHAIR RUGBY

Australia V Denmark (Shae Graham, Andrew Harrison, Jayden Warn, Josh Hose, Jason Lees, Ben Fawcett)
LOSE 53-54

WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL
Australia V Japan (Bree Mellberg, Isabel Martin)
LOSE 47 - 73

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