09-11-2008 20:43

Special Report:   Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games


Day 5: On top of the world

Star of the day:

Powerlifter Othman celebrates birthday with gold and world record

It is a day to be remembered for the whole life for Sheirf Othman, who received a special gift for his 26th birthday -- a Paralympic gold medal plus a world record. Full story>>



Matt Skelhon wins mixed R3-10m air rifle prone SH1 gold

Matt Skelhon of Great Britain claimed the title of the Mixed R3-10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 with a total of 704.9 points in the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, China, on Thursday, September 11, 2008. Full story>>



Gold winners:

-- Henry Kiprono Kirwa wins Men´s 5000m T13 gold

-- China´s Guo snaps gold in men´s discus F35/36 final

-- China´s Feng wins men´s individual class 3 in table tennis event

-- Egypt wins second powerlifting gold at Beijing paralympics