Paralympics: Star Wars bounty hunter's son brings in bronze
Published on Sep 7, 2012 6:58 AM
LONDON (AFP) - The son of the actor who played Jabba the Hutt's bounty hunter Greedo in the science-fiction film Star Wars pulled in an important bounty himself on Thursday, winning a bronze medal at the Paralympics.
Great Britain's Paul Blake, whose father of the same name played Greedo in the original Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope movie, came third in the T36 men's 800m final at the Olympic Stadium, a category for athletes with cerebral palsy.
It was Blake's second medal of the Games, the 22-year-old having won silver in the T36 400m on Tuesday.
Blake was beaten to both titles by Russia's Evgenii Shvetcov.
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