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No Medal For Siti Noor Radiah At World Championships

Last update: 17/07/2017

KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 (Bernama) -- National para athlete Siti Noor Radiah Ismail ended her campaign at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London empty handed.

The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics Games bronze medallist in the women's long jump T20 (intellectual disability) could only manage a distance of 4.96 metres (m) in her second attempt to create her season's best.

Her previous best for this year was 4.81m at the Handisport Open Paris 2017 in June.

The 2016 National Women Paralympian's best distance in long jump was 5.20m whcih was recorded at the Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games, which also broke her Asian Para Games record of 5.10m in Incheon, South Korea in 2014.

The event was won by Mikela Ristoski of Croatia, who is also the 2016 Paralympics gold medallist, with a distance of 5.66m while the silver and bronze medals went to Portugal's Erica Gomes and Ana Filipe who managed 5.48m and 5.26m respectively.....