Andrews, who runs with a prosthetic leg, recorded a time of 56.19 seconds in his second place finish in the 400 meters. Neil Fuller of Australia Neil Fuller won the event in a time of 55.73.
Andrews set an American record in the 400 meters when he finished first at
the Disabled Sports International Challenge in Orlando last May, recording a
time of 52.95. This performance, along with his 800-meter world mark of
2:08.25, allowed him to qualify for the IPC Athletics World Championships.
Last Monday, Andrews crossed the finish line in 2:07.18 and continued to
solidify his status as the world's top parathlete sprinter. He dominated the
field, shattering his old world mark by 1.07 seconds along the way. Fellow
American Andrew Lester was second in 2:08.59.
He is slated to compete as part of U.S. relay unit this weekend in the 4x100
and 4x400-meter relays.
Dan Andrews finishes second in 400 at Parathlete
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