Carter claims bronze in wheelchair 1500m

By Anna Harrington
Updated August 5 2022 - 8:38pm, first published 8:37pm
Jake Lappin finished fourth behind Sam Carter, in third, in the T53/54 1500m final. (Dean Lewins/AAP PHOTOS)

Wheelchair racer Sam Carter's call to switch from sprinting to the 1500m for the Commonwealth Games has paid off with a surprise bronze medal in Birmingham.