China Cracks 40 Swimming Medals On Paralympic Day 4

2016 RIO PARALYMPIC GAMES

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  • Swimming: Thursday, September 8 – Saturday, September 17, 2016
  • Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Prelims 9:30 AM / Finals 5:30 PM (local time)
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China has cracked 40 total swimming medals just 4 days in to the 2016 Rio Paralympics, leading all nations by 11.

China has won 16 golds as well as 16 silvers, with 9 bronze to boot. That’s just 17 medals shy of the nation’s entire total in 2012, when it won the final medal table by 21 medals.

The nation has already won more silvers than it did in London, and is just eight shy of equaling its 2012 gold medal haul with 6 days of racing yet to go.

Meanwhile the Ukraine is up to 11 total golds, with the United States 3rd in gold medals at 6. Great Britain is 3rd in total medals, hauling in 19 overall but just 4 gold.

Medal Table Through Sunday

Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
 China 16 16 9 41
 Ukraine 11 7 12 30
 United States 6 5 2 13
 Great Britain & N. Ireland 4 6 9 19
 Australia 3 3 4 10
 New Zealand 3 1 1 5
 Netherlands 2 3 6 11
 Uzbekistan 2 3 3 8
 South Korea 2 1 0 3
 Belarus 2 0 1 3
 Italy 1 4 2 7
 Brazil 1 3 3 7
 Spain 1 2 0 3
 Colombia 1 1 2 4
 Norway 1 1 1 3
 Canada 1 1 0 2
 Singapore 1 0 1 2
 Sweden 1 0 1 2
 Hong Kong 1 0 0 1
 Kazakhstan 1 0 0 1
 South Africa 1 0 0 1
 Hungary 0 2 1 3
 Germany 0 1 0 1
 Poland 0 1 0 1
 Japan 0 0 1 1
 Mexico 0 0 1 1

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Zika Ziki

Where’s the peanut gallery who’s usually vocal against certain para swimmers?

G.I.N.A

Whats up with Canada . Barely beating Russia.

Zika Ziki

Russia is not even in the paralympics Lol

G.I.N.A

That Dear Watson is what the joke was .

G.I.N.A

We don”t get many Canadian jokes in do we?

Snarky

gina will now be the peanut gallery — thank you for the Howdy Doody reference! And I thought I was snarky!!!!

G.I.N.A

Thank you for the Peanut Gallery reference .It has a fine tradition from Vaudeville to Howdy Doody to Peanuts . My alter ego would be Lucy .

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