Praia, Jun 8 (Inforpress)– Cabo Verdean international Paralympic athlete Marilson Semedo, african gold medallist in the Discus Throw, occupies the tenth place in the world Discus Throw ranking, according to the latest update of the World Para Athletics Ranking.
According to information from this world paralympic body, with the mark of 36:39 reached on March 18 at the Africa Championships in Tunis (Tunisia), Marilson Semedo, 31, also holds third place in the ranking in the F57 category.
The African podium in this category, according to World Para Athletics Ranking, consists of Libyan Rajab Mahmou (44:08), Cameroonian Amougui Emanuel Pinochet (37:34) and Cabo Verdean athlete Marilson Semedo (36:39).
Marilson Semedo, an amputee of a lower limb, reached the minimums for the Tokyo Paralympic Games 2021 in March at the 32.68-metre Discus Throw in the qualifying race of the “Grand Prix de Tunis” this year.
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