Halko adds another silver in final Rio race

Alexa Halko's Rio de Janeiro Paralympics competition concluded Friday evening with a silver medal in the T34 classification 800-meter wheelchair race.

The Jamestown High junior finished second to 24-year-old Great Britain star Hannah Cockroft for a consecutive race. Cockroft, who also claimed the 400 and 100 that Halko medaled in, cruised to gold Friday in 2:00.62 ahead of Halko's 2:02.08.

Halko won silver Wednesday in the 400 and bronze in the 100 Saturday.

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