Algarvia Carina Paim wins diploma with 4th place in Paralympic competition

The 22-year-old sprinter finished the race in 58.83 seconds

Photo: Paralympic Committee of Portugal

The Algarve's Carina Paim, born in Portimão, came in 4th place in the 400-meter T20 race, held this Tuesday, August 31st, and won a diploma at the Tokyo Paralympic Games.

The 22-year-old sprinter finished the race in 58.83 seconds. The gold went to American Breanna Clark who, with 55.99 seconds, set a new world record.

“In yesterday's tie I saw the bronze light. I fought a lot for this medal, but unfortunately it wasn't possible. Fourth place in the Paralympic Games turns out to be a good result, I return to Portugal with a clear conscience because I gave my all and with the certainty that I will work hard to be at the top of the standings in Paris 2024», said Carina Paim.

This is the third diploma awarded by Algarve athletes in the Paralympics, after of the achievements of paracyclist Luís Costa.