Swiss clinch more medals at Paralympics

Beat Bösch has won his second silver medal at the Beijing Paralympics finishing runner-up in the 100m-wheelchair race.

This content was published on September 13, 2008 - 17:40

Philippe Horner took bronze in Saturday's archery event – bringing the Swiss medal tally to six, including one gold.

Bösch, who also won silver in the 200m race earlier this week, crossed the finishing line 0.04 seconds behind Dean Bergeron of Canada.

Horner, who has dual French and Swiss citizenship, beat American TJ Pemberton in the competition for third place. Britain's John Stubbs took gold ahead of Italy's Alberto Simonelli.

The Swiss delegation aims for at least 11 medals during the games which run until September 19, at the site of the Summer Olympic Games.

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