Posted on Friday 3rd September, 2021

Anna Grimaldi is now a double Paralympic champion, winning GOLD in the Women’s Long Jump T47 this afternoon in Tokyo and repeating the same feat from Rio 2016 five years ago. She led from the very first jump, setting a Paralympic Record of 5.74m, before bettering this jump to 5.76m on her fourth attempt. From there she was unbeatable, holding a 9cm lead. The silver went to Aleksandra Moguchaia (Russian Paralympic Committee) with a jump of 5.67m and bronze to Kiara Rodriguez (Equador) with a jump of 5.63m.