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Anderson Sets Paralympics Record

July 24, 2002

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LILLE, France (AP) _ Marlon Shirley of Colorado Springs, who earlier set a world record in the 100-meter dash, set a record in the long jump at the International Paralympic committee’s track and field championships.

Anderson broke his own record of 21-feet, 2 3/4 inches with a jump of 22-3 1/4 in the T-44 classification.

Athletes in the classification are amputees missing one leg below the knee running with a prosthetic leg.

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