Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Liam Stanley Captures Silver at World Para Athletics Championships

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Liam Stanley Captures Silver at World Para Athletics Championships

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Canada's Stanley wins silver in T37 1,500

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LONDON - Liam Stanley put Canada back on the podium Saturday at the world para athletics championships.

Stanley raced to a time of four minutes 37.96 seconds at London Stadium in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to capture silver in the men's T37 1,500-metre event.

Ireland's Michael McKillop won gold in 4:36.38, while Shayne Dobson of Moncton, N.B., placed fifth in 4:46.61.

The Victoria native is the sixth Canadian to earn a medal at the worlds, raising Canada's overall total to eight -- three gold, two silver and three bronze.

Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., has won all three gold medals for Canada in London and will try to add a fourth on Sunday in the men's T53 100. Hamilton's Jason Dunkerley has a silver while Guillaume Ouellette of Victoriaville, Que. …

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