Elena Semechin

Elena Semechin: Swimming through chemotherapy |  Sports |  German football and major international sports news |  DW

Elena Semechin: Swimming through chemotherapy | Sports | German football and major international sports news | DW

It was the final turning point for Elena Kravtsov, as she was then known, in the final race of the 100-meter breaststroke at the Paralympics in Tokyo in 2020. The almost completely blind swimmer was about a second behind Britain’s Rebecca Redfern. It was a nail biter. Kravtsov fought to gain on her competitor, but …

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Elena Semechin: Swimming through chemotherapy |  Sports |  German football and major international sports news |  DW

Elena Semechin: Swimming during chemotherapy | Sports | German football and major international sports news | DW

It was the final turning point for Elena Kravtsov – as she was then known – in the final race of the 100-meter breaststroke at the Paralympics in Tokyo. The almost completely blind swimmer was about a second behind Britain’s Rebecca Redfern. It was nail biting. Kravtsov fought to gain on her competitor, but only …

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