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Down Syndrome competitor to make Dakar Rally history

PERU: Lucas Barron will make history on Sunday when he lines up on the Dakar 2019 starting line in Peru, becoming the first person with Down Syndrome to take part in the grueling race. The 25-year-old, who will be co-pilot for his father Jacques, will tackle the world's most demanding rally: a 5,000 kilometer (3,000 mile), 10-day marathon, 70 percent of which will be raced over sand. "Our aim is to finish the race and achieve our goal," a beaming Barron told AFP. "This race is brilliant for me. It will be easy because we…