World Athletics Medalist Abdelrahman Samba’s Win With Sharper Makwala On The Run In Potchefstroom

World Athletics bronze medalist and the third fastest ever 400 hurdle, Qatari Abdelrahman Samba was not too bad over the 400 metre for his first race of the season yesterday at Potchefstroom Meet. Samba won in 45.43s.

The ‘athletics bad man’ and Commowealth 400m Champion, Botswana Isaac Makwala is slowly looking sharper by the day as he was also impressive yesterday to win 200m in 20.68s and capped it with improved 400m time of 46.09s.


100m (-1,3) 1 Chederic van Wyk 10.50; 2 Ntando Mosepe 10.52; 3 Pieter Conradie 10.60; 4 Mosito Lehata 10.64

200m h1 (-0,1) 1 Isaac Makwala (bot) 20.68; 2 Chederick van Wyk 21.13; h2 (0.6) Ditiro Nzamani (bot) 21.08

400m Abderrahman Samba (qat) 45.43 1h2; Isaac Makwala (bot) 46.09 2h2; Ernst Narib (nam) 47.36 3h2; Zibane Ngozi (bot) 47.58 1h1; Evander Kasimbingue 48.32 2h1

800m 1 Abrie Kruger 1:50.40; 2 Henco Uys 1:51.47

110mh (-0,8) Tiaan Kleynhans 13.89

Hammer- 1 Carel Haasbroek 70.91; 2 Alan Cumming 69.90

Men u20

400m Jack Juds 47.88

800m Rynard Swanepoel 1:51.50

110mh (0,99m) (-0,8) Emel Keyser 14.09

Discus- (1,75 kg) Wynand Swanepoel 53.76


100m (0.7) Shere Janse van Rensburg 11.85

200m (0.8) 1 Shere Janse van Rensburg 23.91; 2 Ane Rautenbach 24.05; 3 Thomphang Basele (bot) 24.30

400m Amantle Montsho (bot) 52.67 1h1; Ane Rautenbach 54.78 2h1; Lente Pieterse 55.53 3h1; Oratile Nowe (bot) 55.72 1h2

800m Oratile Nowe 2:05.78

100mh (0.4) 1 Sharona Bakker (ned) 13.33; 2 Inge van der Merwe 13.87

400mh Oarabile Mokenane (bot) 58.93

Long Jump 1 Eljone Kruger 6.27 (-1,2); 2 Mara Griva (lat) 6.17 (-0,8)

Discus- Riette Heyns 52.56

Hammer-Leandri Geel 60.68

Women u20

Javelin-McKyla van der Westhuizen 53.38

By discernsportblog

Former sprinter, Taewondo and Badminton Player. Sport Physiotherapist

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