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Paralympian Justin Phongsavanh is unhindered by paralyzing incident, shatters world record and aims for gold in Tokyo

Meet Justin Phongsavanh, the 24-year-old record-breaking Paralympian who is set to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games for Team USA.

Record-breaking trial: Phongsavanh, from Chula Vista, Calif., broke the men’s F54 javelin throw world record with a distance of 33.29 meters (109.2 feet) during the U.S. Paralympic Team Trials for Track and Field on June 19, according to Team USA.