Athletics - Women's 200m - T38 Final - London 2012 Paralympic Games

Medallists GOLD CHEN Junfei CHN - People's Republic of China SILVER GONCHAROVA Margarita RUS - Russian Federation BRONZE STRYZHAK Inna UKR - Ukraine LONDON, 6 September The small, solid CHEN had a superb start and had a metre advantage coming off the bend in the T38 women's 200m which she extended down the home straight before crossing the line in 27.39, taking almost 0.5 off the former world record held by Inna STRYZHAK (UKR) when she won at Beijing 2008. Margarita GONCHAROVA (RUS) finished second with 27.82, adding to the gold medals in the 100m, long jump and 4x100m she won earlier in the Games, while STRYZHAK was third with 28.18. "I am very excited and very happy. I can't believe that. I never thought I could win the gold. This is my first Paralympics and I don't know many of my competitors. I am happy that I can add another medal for my team China." - CHEN Junfei For further information, please visit To watch live action and videos on demand of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, and subscribe to ParalympicSport.TV, please go to Also, you may follow the Paralympic Movement on Facebook at