ATHLETICS: No medal for Tanto Campbell at IPL World Championships
Tanto Campbell failed in his bid to win Jamaica’s first medal at the 2013 International Paralympic Committee Athletics World Championships in Lyons, France yesterday.
Campbell recorded a personal-best throw of 41.71 metres but the effort placed him fourth in the F54-F56 Men’s Discus Throw Final.
Cuban Leonardo Diaz won the gold medal with a world record throw of 45.32 metres.
Meanwhile, the Jamaican pair of David Bascoe and Shane Hudson were eliminated from the T45-47 Men’s 200 metres after both finished fifth in their semi-final heat.
Bascoe clocked a personal-best 23.25 seconds in semi-final one, while Hudson recorded 23.19 in semi-final two.
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