Francisca Mardones made history in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after winning the gold medal in the shot putIn addition, he had the luxury of breaking the world record.
The Chilean had a great performance and managed to throw 8.33 meters on her sixth attempt, thus securing the second gold medal for Team Chile and unleashing their joy.
The performance of Mardones was spectacular, because in the third launch he reached 8.21 meters he broke the world record of the discipline and secured the gold. Nevertheless, she did not stay there and in the last one she beat the mark that she had achieved herself.
In this way, the Chilean surpassed the Mexican Gloria Zarza and the Uzbek Nurkhon Kurbanova, who took second and third place, respectively.
What’s more, Francisca Mardones won the second gold medal for Team Chile, which had already celebrated with Alberto Abarza in swimming. Meanwhile, it is the third medal in total, after the same swimmer achieved silver in the 200 Free Meters.