Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th In 100M Finals

September 8, 2016

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis finished 6th in the 100m finals at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio this evening [Sept 8], racing across the line in a time of 17.25.

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Lisha Huang from China won the gold medal with a time of 16.28, Hongzhuan Zhou from China won silver in 16.51, Angela Ballard from Australia won bronze in 16.59, Hamide Kurt from Turkey was fourth in 17.01, Samantha Kinghorn from Great Britain was fifth in 17.13, Lewis was sixth with a time of 17.25, Kelsey Lefevour from the USA was seventh in 17.31, and Ilana Dupont from Canada finished eighth with a time of 17.82.

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In addition to the 100m, Lewis will also compete in the 400m and 800m, and is set to continue competition in Rio this weekend.

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The 23-year-old sprinter will be back in action on Saturday, lining up in the 400m race.

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  1. Thinker says:

    Well Done!!!!! Congratulations

  2. Glenn Blakeney Jr says:

    Well done Jessica! Unfortunately you didn’t make the podium but I have been a supporter and a fan for years. You have been an inspiration to many especially me as Paralympians prove time and time again that you can conquer any obstacle that is placed in front of you with great results! COME ON Yushae Desilva-Andrade, BERMUDA IS ROOTING FOR YOU, NOW ITS YOUR TURN TO SHINE!! ALL THE BEST TO YOU BOTH!

  3. Warwick Lizard says:

    Well done Jessica! I’m watching the paralympics for the first time tonight on tv and must say – the most inspirational tv I’ve ever watched. You guys are amazing. Congratulations!

  4. Bdabye says:

    Well done Jessica!!, to see Bda up there against those huge countries is a amazing achievement. Yourself and Yushae have done your country proud. Best of luck to the both of you.

  5. Hooks says:

    Congratulations. A real inspiration. We were all cheering you on. You are still our champion. Keep up the good work.Go Jessica Go!!!!!!

  6. Full Fuulish says:

    Beat the US and Canada. Well done!