TOKYO – Slovak representative in road parachuting Patrik Kuril won gold in the time trial in the C4-5 category at PH 2020 in Tokyo. His compatriot Jozef Metelka won silver. The Slovak team thus has five medals (2-1-1) in Tokyo.
Kuril achieved the best time on the 32 km long track under Mount Fuji. Slovakia celebrated a double in the time trial, its compatriot Metelka finished second, thus completing his medal collection for PH 2020.
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He had previously won gold in the 4000 meter chase and bronze on the fixed kilometer. He already has a total of six Paralympic medals, three of which are the most valuable. Briton George Peasgood finished third in Tuesday’s time trial.