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Crazy crash in the Parapan men’s 800m T54

In the men’s T54 800m final of the Parapan Am Games, a severe crash took down five out of eight competitors. Officials made the decision to rerun the race later in the evening.

Canadian Alexandre Dupont, who finished first in the original voided final, was successful in the rerun. Fellow teammate Josh Cassidy, who finished third in the original voided race, improved his result, winning a silver medal.