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Kerry Morgan and Angela Madsen win bronze medals - London 2012 Paralympic Games

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Published on Sep 2, 2012

On Sept. 1, the third day of competition at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, U.S. track and field athletes Kerry Morgan and Angela Madsen each won a bronze medal at the Olympic Park Stadium. Wheelchair racer Kerry Morgan (St. Louis, Mo.) won bronze in the women's 200m (T52) final. Shot put athlete and Marine Corps veteran Angela Madsen (Long Beach, Calif.) won silver in the women's shot put (T54/55/56). Sprinter April Holmes (Somerdale, N.J.) qualified for the finals the women's 100m (T44), and sprinters Jerome Singleton (Irmo, S.C.), Blake Leeper (Kingston, Tenn.) and Jim Bob Bizzell (Odessa, Texas) all qualified for the men's 200m final (T43/44).

The Paralympic Games, Aug. 29-Sept. 9, follow the London 2012 Olympic Games and are held in the same venues as Olympic competition. For more information on the 2012 U.S. Paralympic Team and Paralympic athletes, competitions and sports in the United States, visit http://www.USParalympics.org, the official website of U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee formed in 2001. U.S. Paralympics leads the Paralympic Movement in the United States.

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Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., the United States Olympic Committee serves as both the National Olympic Committee and National Paralympic Committee for the United States. As such, the USOC is responsible for the training, entering and funding of U.S. teams for the Olympic, Paralympic, Youth Olympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games, while serving as a steward of the Olympic and Paralympic Movements throughout the country. For more information on the USOC and learn more about our athletes, log on to the official websites at http://www.teamusa.org and http://www.usparalympics.org.

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