Ukraine's team of Paralympic athletes participating in the most recent Games in Rio set 22 world records and 32 Paralympic records, Censor.NET reports citing Facebook page of Sports Minister Ihor Zhdanov.
"Tonight we are welcoming home our Paralympic athletes who showed heroic performance in Rio. The Ukrainian team is returning home with great successes! This is the best result in independent Ukraine's history!" Zhdanov stressed.
The Ukrainians broke 109 records in three sports: 94 records in the pool, 14 records in track and field, and one record in power-lifting, the minister specified.