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Australia's Paige Greco, Emily Petricola win first two gold medals of Tokyo Paralympics

Australia has made the perfect start to the Tokyo Paralympics, winning the first two gold medals of the Games. Track cyclist Paige Greco broke her own world record in the C3 3000m individual pursuit at the Izu Velodrome and a few minutes later, teammate Emily Petricola lapped American rival Shawn Morelli to take out the C4 3000m pursuit.
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1st Paralympic gold medal goes to Paige Greco of Australia

Australian cyclist Paige Greco earned the first gold medal of the Tokyo Paralympics, winning the 3,000-meter pursuit on Wednesday on the track at the velodrome. It was the first of 24 gold medals up for grabs on Wednesday as the Paralympics got underway in the middle of a pandemic that has seen new cases in Tokyo soar since the Olympics opened just over a month ago.
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