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Mormons in the 2012 Paralympics, Days 1 & 2: Jason Smyth sets a world record

September 02, 2012
source: Deseret News

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MR says: Updates on track & field, swimming, wheelchair basketball and archery.

Jason Smyth, of Northern Ireland, set a new world record of 10.54 seconds for the men's 100-meter sprint Friday during the qualifying round for T13 athletes.

Smyth, of the Belfast Northern Ireland Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who is legally blind, is scheduled to race in today's finals for the event at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

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