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There is no way to stop Cheri Men of the United States. Twenty-five years after she had first medalled at the Atlanta Games, the year-old has another bronze, now in the m T54 at the Tokyo Paralympics. Men clocked a season-best Having quit the sport to start a family following her appearance at the Sydney Games, when she won gold in the and m T54 events, the American made a dramatic comeback in All this after she had to deal with the tragic death of her younger brother and father in a train mishap.

He told me some of the best memories of his was watching me race and he really wanted me to show that to my girls," she explained. Make way. TokyoParalympics pic. The task of coming back into the big leagues was always a challenging one, especially with so many youngsters coming into the sport.

The US trials can be compared to the fiercest, but Men says, she was always up for the challenge and trying to keep herself in the best of shape. There were many people who believed in me and knew my dedication and hard work. So that just goes to show that if you work really hard then you can accomplish whatever you want. Men felt that the postponement of the Games gave a better chance for the younger athletes to get to peak form.

And me aging by a year, I had to change my training techniques as we were not going to be sprinting anymore, so we did a lot for distance stuff. Hit the gym a little bit. So, I've always felt like I wanted to retire from the Games, but I don't want the Games to retire me. So, I feel like this would be a good time. I've enjoyed coming back to the sport. I've got to see all the things we talked about in the 90s, about changes we wanted to see, come true. So, it's been a real blessing that I've been able to actually be a part of it and witness it. That's been really cool for me.

Age-defying Cheri Men s off with last hurrah 'Yeah, I'll be 45 in a couple of weeks. So, I feel like this would be a good time' 01 Sep A medallist at the Atlanta Games, Men wraps up her Paralympics career with a bronze in Tokyo.

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