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U.S.'s Myles Porter wins judo silver

Updated: September 1, 2012, 6:18 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Myles Porter of the United States won the silver medal in 220-pound judo at the Paralympics on Saturday.

The blind athlete called it redemption after finishing fifth at the 2008 Beijing Games. The 26-year-old Porter was aiming for gold, but said any medal was an improvement.

"It's not the color I wanted, but silver is nothing to hang your head down about," he said after Choi Gwang-geun of South Korea won the gold medal. Brazilian Antonio Tenorio won the bronze.

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