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September 10, 2021
Israeli swimmer Mark Malyar wins a second gold and sets another world record at Tokyo Paralympics
By Emily Burack
(JTA) — Israeli swimmer Mark Malyar continued his historic Paralympics on Sunday, winning another gold medal and breaking his own world record.
Malyar won the 400-meter freestyle race in the S7 category, days after winning gold in the men’s 200-meter individual medley in the SM7 category. He set a new world record in that race, too.
Malyar, 21, completed Sunday’s race in 4:31.06, two seconds better than his previous record, which he set at the 2019 World Para Swimming Cham...