Kiwi Paralympic javelin thrower claims silver
Hokitika javelin thrower Holly Robinson has claimed the silver medal in the F46 class javelin at the Paralympic world athletics championships in Lyon, France.
The 18-year-old smashed her previous personal best throw - set when she finished seventh at the London Paralympics - by almost two metres with a heave of 34.37m, establishing a New Zealand record in the process.
The competition was won by Britain's Hollie Arnold with a throw of 37.45m.
Robinson, who was born with a left arm shortened just below the elbow, has her sights firmly fixed on the Rio Paralympics in 2016 and has moved to Dunedin to train under top coach Raylene Bates.