Paralympics: Uganda’s David Emong Wins Silver Medal

Uganda’s only representative at the Rio Paralympics David Emong claimed silver after finishing second in the T46 15000m finals on Friday.

Emong’s medal is Uganda’s first ever medal in the Paralympic games for the country since making the first appearance in Hieldelberg in 1972.

After a disappointing campaign at the recently concluded Olympic where Uganda attained no medal, viagra buy all hopes were bestowed on 26 year old Emong.

Emong was making her second appearance at the games after nearly missing out on the podium finish in 2012 finishing fourth.

The 26 year old who qualified in heat 2 in the semifinals finished fourth but only qualified to the finals as one of the runners with better time clocking 4:1:52

In the finals, visit web Emong clocked 4 minutes 00:62 seconds to finish second behind Algeria’s Nouioua Sami who posted a time of 3:59:46. The final podium finish (third position) was taken by Australia’s Roeger Michel who finished at 4:01:34.

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