Lewis Finishes 8th In Paralympic 100m Final

September 2, 2012

All the waiting was over as Bermuda’s Paralympian Jessica Lewis took to the track today [Sept 2] for the women’s 100 meter T53 event at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

With eight competitors, Lewis found herself straight into the Finals. The build up to these Paralympic Games for Lewis has been an emotional ride and Lewis who was drawn in Lane 7 took it all in stride.

Lewis finished in 8th place clocking a time of 19:38, Lisha Huang from China won the event clocking 16:42, while Hongzhuan Zhou also from China finished second clocking 16:90 and Angela Ballard from Australia finished third clocking 17:14.

Women’s 100 meter T53 Finals

16.42 Lisha HUANG – China
16.90 Hongzhuan ZHOU – China
17.14 Angela BALLARD – Australia
17.42 Jessica GALLI – United States of America
17.60 Madison DE ROZARIO – Australia
17.67 Anjali FORBER PRATT – United States of America
18.91 Anita FORDJOUR – Ghana
19.38 Jessica Cooper LEWIS – Bermuda

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  1. M.P.Mountbatten JP says:

    Well done , continue to shine for us , God Knows we need a Hero , an Inspiration to bring us together .

  2. Moonbeam says:

    Although Jessica was up against strong world competition she raced well – and proudly represented her country. Bermuda is proud of you Jessica !

  3. 32n64w says:

    Great job Jessica!!

  4. Finally left! says:

    Well done!!!! keep at the hard work and look forward to Rio!

  5. white girl says:

    Woohoo, Jessica!!!

  6. Bdasupporter says:

    Thank you Jessica for representing Bermuda and making us proud! Congrats to you!

  7. BTW says:

    Congratulations Jessica! I am so proud of you. Well Done!

  8. Moojun says:

    Jessica, you represent what Bermuda is, can, and always will be; the very best of People, who can achieve beyond our wildest expectations, and from the very smallest of launch pads, when we are but willing to try.

    Please know that we’re all humbled by your achievements and that we thank you, and stand proudly by you, in showing the World what Bermuda can do.

  9. Congrats on a wonderful achievement Jessica!

  10. Kim Smith says:

    I don’t know you, Jessica, but I seriously respect your strength and spirit! Congratulations to you for your tenacity and to your family for their support… both great examples for us all.

  11. The People's Champion says:

    Good job, Jess! Good luck in your other events!

  12. Well done! says:

    Well Done – you have made Bermuda proud!