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 Ukraine takes 12 awards on Paralympic's fifth day, holds third place in medal standings

After five days into the competition, the Ukrainian team has won 61 medals - 22 gold, 19 silver and 20 bronze.

Censor.NET reports referring to the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine press service.

"On the Paralympic's fifth day, Sept. 12, the Ukrainian team won 12 medals - four gold, six silver and two bronze," the statement reads.

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Runner Ihor Tsvetov, fencers Anton Datsko and Andrii Demchuk, swimmer Denys Dubrov took gold.

Runner Oksana Boturchuk, swimmers Olha Sviderska, Yevhen Bohodaiko, Maksym Krypak, Hanna Stetsenko and Yaroslav Denysenko won silver.

Long jumper Roman Pavlyk and swimmer Mariia Piddubna claimed bronze.

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After five days into the Paralympics, Ukraine boasts 61 awards (22 gold) and ranks third in the medal standings. The leader is China (118 medals/50 gold) followed by the UK team (63 medals/28 gold).

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The Ukrainian team also holds the third place in the medal standings by the total number of awards.

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