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Summary of Japanese Results on Day 4 of World Para Athletics Championships



World Para Athletics Championships Day Four Highlights

London, England, 7/17/17
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Women's 100 m T13 Final (0.0 m/s)
1. Leilia Adzhametova (Ukraine) - 12.00 - MR
2. Ilse Hayes (South Africa) - 12.17
3. Kym Crosby (U.S.A.) - 12.18 - PB
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7. Tomomi Sato (Japan) - 13.08

Men's 100 m T42 Final (-0.4 m/s)
1. Scott Reardon (Australia) - 12.21
2. Daniel Wagner (Denmark) - 12.30
3. Richard Whitehead (Great Britain) - 12.39
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6. Atsushi Yamamoto (Japan) - 13.08

Men's 400 m T44 Final
1. Michail Seitis (Greece) - 51.41
2. Simone Manigrasso (Italy) - 54.07 - PB
3. Emanuele di Marino (Italy) - 55.70
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7. Mikio Ikeda (Japan) - 59.40

Men's 800 m T54 Final
1. Marcel Hug (Switzerland) - 1:37.64
2. Yang Liu (China) - 1:37.97
3. Saichon Konjen (Thailand) - 1:38.12
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4. Tomoki Suzuki (Japan) - 1:41.42

Men's 1500 m T20 Final
1. Michael Brannigan (U.S.A.) - 3:53.05 - CR
2. Cristiano Pereira (Portugal) - 3:55.39 - AR
3. Rafal Korc (Poland) - 3:56.82
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9. Daisuke Nakagawa (Japan) - 4:09.57
10. Yusuke Yamanouchi (Japan) - 4:17.40
11. Yuya Kimura (Japan) - 4:18.37

Women's 1500 m T20 Final
1. Barbara Niewiedzial (Poland) - 4:33.82
2. Liudmyla Danylina (Ukraine) - 4:35.08
3. Ilona Biacsi (Hungary) - 4:36.73
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6. Moeko Yamamoto (Japan) - 4:53.13 - PB
7. Sayaka Makita (Japan) - 5:45.38
10. Misaki Ari (Japan) - 5:18.16

Men's Triple Jump T47 Final
1. Tobi Fawehinmi (U.S.A.) - 14.98
2. Christos Koutoulias (Greece) - 13.84 m - PB
3. Hajimu Ashida (Japan) - 13.58

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