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Wheelchair athlete Tomoki Sato headlined the sixth day of the Rio 2016 Paralympics for Japan, finishing a close second in the men’s T52 400-meter race on the Olympic Stadium athletics track on Tuesday.

After winning his heat on Monday, Paralympic debutant Sato pushed a 58.88-second race to finish 0.46 seconds behind gold medalist Raymond Martin of the United States in the event for athletes with single above-knee amputations, or an impairment that is similar.

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