Bulgaria Grabs First Paralympics 2012 Medal

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Bulgaria: Bulgaria Grabs First Paralympics 2012 Medal File photo of Radoslav Zlatanov (R) racing. Gong.bg

Bulgarian Radoslav Zlatanov won a gold medal at the long jump (F13) contest at the London 2012 Paralympics.

The 24-year-old made a 6.81 m jump at his fifth try, which is his personal best and landed him third in the contest.

Zlatanov ranked behind two Cubans - Luis Felipe Gutierez (7.54 m - new record), and Angel Jimenez (7.14 m).

Earlier Saturday Radoslav Zlatanov also qualified for the 100 m run (T13), landing fourth in the series with 11.10 sec, also a personal best.

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