Australian Jaryd Clifford had to be treated by medical staff after running into the ground himself to win a Paralympic silver medal in the men’s 5000m T13.
In humid Tokyo conditions, lay down the 22-year-old next to the track while being treated by Australian medical staff.
Clifford made an early move on the last 400 meters, but then couldn’t keep up with Spaniard Yassine Ouhdadi El Ataby, who set his personal best He drove 14 minutes 34.13 seconds.
Clifford, who also ran the 1,500 meters and the marathon, was 1.39 seconds back to pick up his first Paralympic medal after he also competed in Rio. </ The Australian Madison de Rozario was fifth in the women's T53 / 54 5000m, won by the American Susannah Scaroni.