Sherman Güity ran a personal-best to earn silver in the men’s 100 m at the Paralympic Games. The result is Costa Rica’s first-ever Paralympic medal.
Felix Streng (Germany) earned gold in the competition.
Watch Guity’s historic performance below, via the Costa Rican Olympic Committee:
The athlete carried the Costa Rican flag up high as he celebrated the result:
“You are a pride for Costa Rica!” President Carlos Alvarado wrote on Twitter. “All Ticos are with you.”