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SPORTS: Cypriot Paralympic Carolina Pelendritou wins gold medal

05 August, 2014

Cypriot Paralympic, World Champion and European Champion Carolina Pelendritou, won the first place in women`s 100 meters breaststroke, with time 1.16.63 in the category S12 in IPC Swimming European Championships.

The European Championship started Monady in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Carolina Pelendritou reached her goal to retain her title as European Champion and repeat the triumph of 2011 in Berlin.

The Cypriot Paralympic champion, who has already achieved three world records this year (two in 50 and one in 200 breaststroke), made ​​an incredible race, in the pool «Pieter Van Den Hoogenband», and with courage she stood out from the beginning and won the gold medal.