Romania’s Paralympics squad have picked up their first medal and gone straight to gold! Cyclist Carol-Eduard Novak (in picture, above and below) won the men’s individual pursuit in the track cycling competition, beating off Jiri Jezek of the Czech Republic in the final. Bronze went to British cyclist Jody Cundy.
Romania’s paralympians include Naomi Ciorap, who competed today in the 50m freestyle swimming event, Florin Marius Cojoc, competing in the long jump. Dacian Makszin took part in the table tennis competition, but unfortunately went out in the first round. Also competing in the road cycling event, along with gold medal winner Carol Novak, will be Romania’s final paralympic team member, Imre Torok.
photo source: london2012.com