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Former Boise State Bronco Roderick Townsend-Roberts Takes Fifth in 100-Meter Final at Paralympic Games

Former Bronco finishes just short of the podium...

RIO DE JANIERO--Boise State alumnus Roderick Townsend-Roberts finished fifth in the 100-meter final this morning at the Paralympic Games.  Representing the United States, Townsend-Roberts recorded his second fastest time of his career (11.08) to finish just shy of a medal.  Brazil's Petrucio Ferreira Dos Santos took the Gold with a world record time of 10.57.

(Link to Townsend-Robert's performance above)

Townsend-Roberts will compete in the long jump Wednesday afternoon and the high jump Friday afternoon.

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