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Cunningham finishes fourth in Discus final
2012-09-06 14:05:15 | (0 Comments)
Jamaicaís Alphanso Cunningham missed out on a second medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, after finishing fourth in the menís F51/52/53 discus throw today.
Cunningham had won the gold medal in the F52/53 javelin on Tuesday, Jamaicaís only medal so far.
Cunningham logged a season-best throw of 24.68 metres on his final attempt for 835 points for his fourth place in the discus today.
The 32-year-old Cunningham finished 82 points behind bronze medal winner Mohamed Zemzemi of Tunisia. Zemzemi threw a personal-best 11.34 metres for third place.
Mohamed Berrahal of Algeria won the gold medal with a world record throw of 12.37 metres for 1093 points.
The silver medal went to Aigars Apinis of Latvia who threw 21 metres for 1010 points, also a world record.
Jamaicaís campaign at the Games will end later this afternoon, when Sylvia Grant competes in the womenís F57/58 Javelin Throw final. That final starts at 1 p.m.
Source: The Gleaner/Power 106 News
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