- Publish Date
- Friday, 27 August 2021, 8:34AM
Tupou Neiufi has won New Zealand's second medal of the Tokyo Paralympics after claiming gold in the women's 100m backstroke tonight.
Neiufi finished in a time of 1:16.84, well ahead of second-placed Ukrainian Kateryna Denysenko, who touched in 1:18.31.
Tonight's medal is the first for the young Aucklander, who was told aged two she would not be able to walk again.