The ‘new Usain Bolt’ runs out of gold in the 200 metres


Israel Blessing Akapasi Afrifah pulled off a surprise Thursday defeating Botswanan Letsile Tebogo in the 200 meters of the U20 World Championships in Athleticswhich takes place in the city of Cali in Colombia.

The picture of the arrival of a very close race between the Israeli and the Botswanan gave victory to the former, despite the fact that both registered a time of 19.16 seconds. The bronze went to Australian Caleb Law.who finished the test at the Pascual Guerrero stadium in Cali at 20:48.

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South African Benjamin Richardson (20.55), American Brandon Miller (20.64) missed out on medals.the Jamaican Bryan Levell (20.72), the British Jeriel Quainoo (20.73) and the Turkish Anthony Smith (20.87).

The defeat of Tebogo, 19, was the big surprise of the day, as the Botswanan was supported by the results of the day beforewhere he won the 100 meters with a mark of 9.91 seconds, a world record for the category and continues to establish him as the great promise of this sport.

On the other hand, and despite being the best in his semifinal the previous day, the Spaniard Berta Segura runs out of medals after finishing sixth in the women’s 400 meters finalwon by British Yemi Mary John in 51.50 seconds, followed by Kenyan Damaris Mutunga (51.71) and Indian Rupal (51.85).

The Spaniards did not get a medal either Ander Martínez, who was fifth in the pole vault test, although he made an outstanding mark of 5.25 meters. Gold went to Frenchman Anthony Ammirati, who jumped 5.75 meters, while silver went to Finnish Juho Alasaari (5.60) and bronze to Polish Michal Gawenda (5.45).

Source: La Verdad


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