Sherman set a new Paralympic record with a time of 21.43 seconds in his competition. - National Olympic Committee photo -




























Published on Saturday, September 4, 2021
By the A.M. Costa Rica staff

The Costa Rican athlete Sherman Guity-Guity continues to achieving new historical records for Costa Rica, today he won a gold medal in the final of the T64 200-meters sprint of the Tokyo Paralympic World Games.

The T64 category refers to athletes who compete in speed and have a leg amputation.

According to the National Olympic Committee, at the international games, which going to conclude tomorrow, Sherman set a new Paralympic record with a time of 21.43 seconds in his competition that was held at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium today at 5:15 a.m. Costa Rican time.



This is the second medal to Sherman in these world games. On Monday, Guity won a silver medal in the final of the 100-meters sprint.





A video of Germany's competition and winning his gold medal was released by the Committee, which can be seen on the AM Costa Rica YouTube channel.

So far, the rest of the Costa Rica team improved their own personal records at the games, but without winning any medals.

The Tokyo Games are broadcasted by international channels such as Fox Sports, ESPN, Sky Sports and Sport +, among others. In Costa Rica, the games are broadcasted on local channel 6,  7 and 13 (the official government channel).

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