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Japanese long-distance runners Kenya Karasawa and Shinya Wada won silver and bronze, respectively, in the men’s Paralympic T11 5,000-meter event for visually impaired athletes held at National Stadium on Friday.

In his Paralympics debut, Karasawa, who lost his vision completely when he was 10, surged forward with a lap to go and scorched past most of the field, but Brazilian Yeltsin Jacques kicked ahead on the final bend to cross the line first in 15 minutes, 13.62 seconds.

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