A Frenchwoman climbed on the third step of the podium in Tokyo with a PR1W1x single scull.

And 20 for France. Rower Nathalie Benoit won the 20th medal of the French delegation on Sunday 29 August, taking the bronze medal in the A One single scull PR1W1x (31.56), behind the unruly Norwegian Bir Itroviserok Muskalstein and Israel Moran Samuel (21, 51).

To start the day, our tricolor rowers will be third in the PR1W1x skiff #Alez les bleu # Tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/pXeHeQ2pn9

A 41-year-old rower with multiple sclerosis was drafted on Saturday August 28 to compete in the PR1 category final. Nathalie Benoit will return to the Paralympic podium nine years later after winning her first Paralympic medal at the London 2012 Games.

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