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.