Friday, August 31, 2012

Samuel Kimani qualifies for 1500m finals

Samuel Mushai Kimani won heat 1 to qualify for the men’s 1500m T11 final at the ongoing 2012 London Paralympics Games on Friday afternoon.  
Kimani who is visually impaired was guided by James Boit to cross the finish line in a personal best of 4:09.44. Canada’s Jason Joseph Dunkerley guided by Josh Karanja came second in 4:13.67 ahead of Colombia’s William Sosa guided by Chavarro Cesar (4:15.66).  
In heat 2, Immanuel Kipkosgei Cheruiyot with his guide Robert Tarus (4:31.77) finished last in a race won in 4:14.95 by world record holder Odair Santos of Brazil.
The finals are slated for Monday  3rd. 

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