Kendall Gretsch becomes 5th American to win gold at summer and winter Paralympics
American Kendall Gretsch just beat Australia's Lauren Parker to win the women's PTWC race at the Tokyo Paralympics on Sunday morning.
The big picture: Gretsch finished her first summer Olympics event with a time of 1:06:25, Parker recorded 1:06:26. Gretsch is the third U.S. woman, and fifth American overall, to win gold medals at the summer and winter Paralympic Games, NBC Sports notes. She previously won two golds in Nordic skiing at the 2018 winter Games.