Sep 1, 2021 - Sports

American Oksana Masters races to another Paralympics gold medal

:Oksana Masters of Team United States competes during Cycling Road Women’s H4-5 Time Trial on day 7 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Fuji International Speedway on August 31, 2021 in Tokyo

Team USA's Oksana Masters raced to gold in the Tokyo Paralympic Games in the women’s time trial H4-5 hand-cycling event in Japan on Tuesday. Photo: Moto Yoshimura/Getty Images

American Oksana Masters rode her way to her second Tokyo Paralympic Games gold medal in as many days Wednesday — crossing the line in the women's H5 para-cycling road race in 2:23:39.

Why it matters: Masters' win marked her 10th career Paralympics medal. This is her first summer Paralympics. She won gold in the women's time trial H4-5 event Tuesday. Masters won the eight other Paralympic medals at the winter Games, mostly in Nordic skiing.

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