Cypriot Swimmer Takes Gold, Breaks World Record...
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Karolina Pelendritou is representing Cyprus at the Tokyo Paralympics. Credit: Nautical Club Limassol Karolina Pelendritou, known as the “Princess of the pool,” took gold for Cyprus in the 100 meter SB11 Breaststroke event at the Tokyo Paralympics on Wednesday. Pelendritou, who is visually impaired, also broke the world record for her event, finishing her 100m breaststroke with a stunning time of 1:19.78. The swimmer was moved to tears as the Cypriot flag was raised and the national anthem played as she received her gold medal. [embedded content] In the qualifying round for the event, the Cypriot...
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