Leeper, however, ensured the hundreds in attendance still had plenty to cheer with an inspiring win in the 400, as the only parathlete in the event, finishing in a meet record time of 45.21.

The American said the “amazing” support he received from the crowd helped propel him to a thrilling victory, edging compatriot Brycen Spratling by one hundredths of a second. Mike Berry made it a podium clean sweep for the United States, crossing the line in 46.11.

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