Posted on Tuesday 31st August, 2021

Paralympian William Stedman has won a silver medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Taking the medal tally for the New Zealand Paralympic Team to 6 medals including 2 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze.

Stedman won a silver medal in the Men’s Long Jump T36 at his second Paralympic Games jumping a massive 5.64m on his final jump to rocket into silver medal position. This was a huge personal best and Oceania record.

Gold medalist Evgeni Torsunov (RPC) set a new Paralympic record with a jump of 5.76m and bronze was won by Roman Pavluk (Ukraine) jumping 5.63m.