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Germany’s “Blade Jumper” Markus Rehm leapt to gold at the Tokyo Paralympics on Wednesday but failed to topple his own gargantuan long jump world record.

The 33-year-old set a new T64 record in June of 8.62 meters, which would have won him gold at every Olympics since 1992, and set his sights on breaking it again in Tokyo.

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