Paralympics 2012

Paul bags breaststroke silver

2012-09-08 19:11
Kevin Paul (Gallo Images)
London - South African athlete Kevin Paul has won a silver medal in the men's 100m breaststroke SB9 final at the London Paralympics on Saturday.

Kevin Paul came second, setting an African record in a time of 1:05.70 seconds behind gold medalist Pavel Poltavtsev, who clocked a world record time of 1:04.02 seconds, and ahead of China's Lin Furong.

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