Paralympics start, Dutch in for a report haul

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As the 2021 Paralympics kick off in Tokyo, the Netherlands is expecting its athletes to appear back with a significant medal haul.

Some 73 Dutch athletes will be using portion, a smaller sized group than five a long time in the past in Rio de Janeiro. That Dutch crew brought back a document range of 62 medals – 17 gold, 19 silver and 26 bronze.

The 73 athletes are all candidates for a medal,’ NOS sports commentator Suse van Kleef mentioned. ‘The Dutch entry needs are stricter than those of the paralympic Committee and that implies they are the pretty finest in their area.’

Bo Kramer, component of the wheelchair basketball group, mentioned the force is on. ‘People anticipate us to get the gold, and we know we can do it. But points could go the other way. But as very long as we’re obtaining enjoyable excellent factors could transpire.’

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