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David Emong of Uganda won bronze in the Paralympics in Tokyo.

Emong's bronze medal follows his silver in the Men's 1500 meters T46 at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.

At the current Paralympics in Tokyo, Uganda’s David Emong won a bronze medal in the men’s 1500 meters T46.

3:53.51 was the personal best time for the sprint and middle distance runner.

Aleksandr Laremchuk of Russia won the event in 3:52.08, with Bulgaria’s Hristiyan Stoyanov coming in second in 3:52.63.

Emong’s bronze medal follows his silver in the Men’s 1500 meters T46 at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.

At the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London, the 30-year-old runner won a gold medal.

Emong is one of four Ugandan athletes competing in this year’s Paralympics.

Husnah Kukundakwe (Swimming Women’s 100m Breaststroke SB8), Ritah Asiimwe (Badminton Women’s Singles SU5), and Peace Oroma (Women’s 100m T13 and 400m T13) are among the other athletes competing.

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