Australia’s Paralympic athletes have racked up more than 60 medals in Tokyo already this year with another two days of competition to go.
From the pool to the track to the court, Australia currently sits in eighth place in the medals tally after an impressive performance from our athletes across the competition.
As with all Olympics and Paralympics, this year has been filled with incredible moments of athletic achievement and high emotion.
Captivating moments like Dylan Alcott’s touching embrace following his semi-final win over Dutch teenager Niels Vink to Thursday’s astonishing world record performance from long jumper Vanessa Low, the Tokyo 2021 Paralympics have been compelling.
Today on Please Explain, sports reporter Tom Decent joins Nathanael Cooper to look at Australia’s success at the Paralympics.
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