4 Paralympians Just Ran the 1,500-Meter Final Faster Than Anyone at Rio This Summer

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Abdellatif Baka, Fouad Baka, Tamiru Demisse, and Henry Kirwa all just ran the T13 class (for the visually impaired) 1,500-meter race at the Paralympic Games in Rio faster than anyone who competed in the Olympics this summer. Even Fouad Baka, who placed fourth, bested gold-medal finisher Matthew Centrowitz’s time.