The Guilfordian

Paralympic athletes achieve incredible feats in Rio games

Paralympic athletes achieve incredible feats in Rio games

Maksym Kosachevskyy, News Editor

September 22, 2016

On Sept. 15, Algerian middle-distance runner Abdellatif Baka finished the T13 1500m race of the Paralympics in 3:48.29 seconds. The visually impaired athlete not only secured gold for his country but, alongside three others, finished in a shorter time than the winner of the same event in the Rio Olympics. What...