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World record holder, Ntando Mahlangu wins South Africa’s fourth gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics

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World champion and world record holder, Ntando Mahlangu, is now a Paralympic Games champion as well.

Mahlangu won South Africa’s fourth gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics in the men’s T61 200 metres final.

He clocked a time of 23-point-five-nine seconds – slightly slower than his world record of 22-point-nine-two seconds set in Gqeberha in April this year.

It was Mahlangu’s second gold medal at the Games. He also won gold in the long jump last Saturday.

Earlier, Tebogo Mofokeng finished fourth in the T61 men’s 400 metres final. He ran a new African Record of 50-point-zero-nine seconds.

Germany’s Johannes Floors won gold in a new Paralympic Record of 45-point-eight-five seconds.

 

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