Former St Ivo student Jonnie Peacock aims for 100m Paralympic gold tonight

PARALYMPIC poster boy Jonnie Peacock looks to win gold in T44 100m final at 9.24pm today.

Former St Ivo student Jonnie is up against South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius, Americans Jerome Singleton and Blake Leeper and Brazilian Alan Fonteles Oliveira.

The 19-year-old was fastest in the heats to qualify for the final clocking 11.08secs into a strong headwind on Wednesday – equalling the Paralympic record.

Jonnie, who holds the world record, promises there is even more to come in tonight’s final.


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