Rehm shines in long jump at Olympic Stadium

On the first night of athletics, Germany’s Markus Rehm won the long jump F42/44 and Ireland’s Jason Smyth cruised in his 100m T13 heat. 31 Aug 2012
Markus Rehm

Markus Rehm won the men's long jump F42/44 on the first evening of athletics.

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“The heartfelt welcome from the crowd made all the nerves disappear very quickly. It felt like the crowd was empathising with us."