Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Day Six Review

It was a highly successful day for our Victorian Institute of Sport scholarship holders bringing home two para-table tennis gold medals thanks to Li Na Lei and Qian Yang, and a javelin silver thanks to Michal Burian.

Image: Lei and Yang make para-table tennis history overnight, Credit: Paralympics Australia 

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All VIS Results

WHEELCHAIR TENNIS
Men's Quad Singles Quarter Final (Heath Davidson) 
LOSE 6-2, 6-1
Men's Quad Singles Quarter Final (Dylan Alcott) 
WIN 6-0, 6-1

WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL
Australia V GB (Tristan Knowles, Jeremy Tyndall) 

LOSE 69 - 70

EQUESTRIAN
Dressage Freestyle Test Grade III Final (Emma Booth) 
73.807 | 5TH 

TABLE TENNIS

Women's Singles Class 9 Final (Li Na Lei)*  
WIN 3 - 2 | GOLD
Women's Singles Class 10 Final (Qian Yang)*  

WIN 3 - 1 | GOLD 


ATHLETICS
Men's Javelin Throw F64 Final (Michal Burian)* 
66.29 WR (F44) | SILVER

 

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