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Monday 12 September 2016

Rio Paralympics 2016: Ankur Dhama Bows Out Despite Finishing 2nd In Heats

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India's Ankur Dhama bowed out of the primary round of the men's 1500 m event despite completing 2nd in his heat on the Paralympic games at Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.

File photo of Ankur Dhama. Image Courtesy: Twitter/Media_SAI

Deniz Semih of Turkey clocked a time of 4:11.75 to increase from heat 1.
Dhama clocked a time of (4:37:61) in heat 1, a few seconds ahead of Raxon Oscar (4:57:22) of Guatemala. However his timing was not adequate to ensure a spot in the semi-finals. As in line with the guidelines, the winners and three most beneficial losers from the primary round progress to the next round.

Kimani Mushai of Kenya registered his season's most advantageous time of 4:04.50 to win heat 2. Second positioned Santos Odair (4:05.34) of Brazil additionally recorded his most excellent efficiency this season however could not make the cut for the semis. Bill Wilson clocked a private better of 4:13.20 to win heat three and develop into the 2nd Kenyan to boost to the next stage.

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