Paralympics 2012

Bouwer 5th in 400m freestyle

2012-09-04 22:06
Charles Bouwer (File)
Cape Town - South Africa's Charles Bouwer has finished in fifth position in the men's 400m freestyle S13 final at the London Paralympic Games on Tuesday night.

Bouwer finished in a time of 4:14.13.

Belarusian sensation Ihar Boki stormed to the gold medal, setting a new world record of 3:58.78 - the first time an athlete has gone under four minutes in this category.

Ukraine's Danylo Chufarov won silver in 4:05.85, with Russia's Aleksandr Golintovskii taking bronze in 4:11.13.

Earlier on Tuesday Bouwer qualified for the final with a fourth-fastest time of 4:17.74.

Bouwer already has three medals to his name at this year's Paralympics: Gold in the 50m freestyle S13, and silver in both the 100m freestyle S13 and backstroke S13.

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