Simon Cherono from Kenya turned in an impressive series of performances at the 2013 Deaflympics in Sofia winning individual medals in the following events: • 1500m (Gold) • 5000m (Gold) • 10000m (Gold)
In addition to winning the gold medals, Simon set new records in the following events: • 5000m (14:02.90 – World and Deaflympic Record) • 10000m (29:16.00 – Deaflympic Record)
Simon Cherono was clearly the men"s athletics star in a very high quality Deaflympics athletics competition which saw 16 World Records, 19 World Junior Records and 37 Deaflympic Records – the most that ever been achieved in a single Deaflympics.
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