The day of good news: Bronze for Borislava Perić Ranković and Nada Matić; silver for Zeljko Dimitrijevic

Borislava Perić Ranković and Nada Matić won a bronze medal at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

Para table tennis players Perić Rankovićeva and Matićeva won bronze in the team competition in the combined classes 4 and 5. They reached the semifinals yesterday and thus secured the bronze. For today, they fought with the national team of Sweden and showed great fighting spirit, perseverance and desire to represent their country on the Paralympic podium, but unfortunately, they lost that match.

Borislava Perić Ranković is the winner of 20 medals at the European and world championships, both in the individual and in the team category, and the winner of four medals at the Paralympic competitions. The team bronze won today is her fifth medal from the Paralympic Games. Her teammate Nada Matić, before the bronze in Tokyo, won silver and bronze at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

Our most trophy-winning Paralympian, Zeljko Dimitrijevic, continued with his successes, winning a silver medal in the cone throwing discipline, class F51, achieving a result of 35.21 meters. The Serbian flag was flown in Tokyo for the third time today.

The company Veropoulos, which includes the brands Super Vero and Jumbo, is a proud sponsor of the Serbian Paralympic Committee.  Within traditional Greek month, organized in July, we had the honor to host our Olympic champions and give all visitors of the Super Vero store in Konjarnik the opportunity to learn from the champions.

 

 

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