Mormons in the 2012 Paralympics, Day 5: Archery, wheelchair basketball
Alastair Grant, AP
LONDON — Eric Bennett was fourth in the men's individual recurve standing event in archery at the 2012 Paralympic Games on Monday.
Bennett, 38, of the Surprise Arizona Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, lost his right arm above the elbow in a car accident when he was 15 and uses his mouth to pull back the string.
Other updates on Mormons competing in the Paralympic Games in London:
Wheelchair basketball: The United States men's wheelchair basketball team beat Spain Monday 63-55 in the last round of games in the preliminary round. The USA men's team is 3-2 in the preliminary round and will go on to compete in the elimination brackets, along with a shot at a medal, starting Wednesday.
Paul Schulte, of the Bradenton Florida Stake, is the team's co-captain and played about 18-and-a-half minutes and scored four points. He also had five assists.
The teams are divided into two groups of six and each team plays all in their group. The top four teams from each group go on to the elimination rounds and have a chance for the gold.
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