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ATHLETICS: No medal for Tanto Campbell at IPL World Championships

Published:Monday | July 22, 2013 | 7:56 AM

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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