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Jersey City’s Raymond Martin wins gold at Paralympic Games in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO — Raymond Martin, a Paralympic athlete from Jersey City, has won gold in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

The 22-year-old who is representing the U.S. in wheelchair track was a favorite going in to the Paralympics. And he's delivered, winning gold in the 400 meter and 1500 meter. He also won a silver medal in the 100 meter.

Last month PIX11 profiled Martin right before he left for Rio.

This is the second Paralympic games he is competing in.