Azerbaijani swimmer Vali Israfilov has secured the 11th gold medal for Azerbaijan at the Tokyo 2020 XVI Summer Paralympic Games.
He has overcome the 100-meter distance within 1 minute 04.86 seconds and become a Paralympic champion.
Currently, Azerbaijan has 16 medals. 11 of them are gold, 1 - silver and 4 - bronze. Para-judokas Shahana Hajiyeva (48 kg), Sevda Valiyeva (52 kg), Khanim Huseynova (63 kg), Vugar Shirinli (60 kg), Huseyn Rahimli (81 kg), Dursadaf Karimova (+70 kg) have claimed gold, Namig Abasli (66 kg) and Ilham Zakiyev (+100 kg) - bronze.
Swimmer Raman Salei has won 2 gold medals. Para-athlete Hamid Heydari has claimed gold in javelin throw. Elvin Astanov has won gold in shot put, and Said Najafzade has claimed bronze. Para-athlete Lamiya Valiyeva has finished second in the women's 100 m athletics.
The XVI Summer Paralympic Games will run until September 5.