Event: Women’s Long Distances Date of birth: 1985/04/09 Personal bests: 800m (2:03.36),...
HORN REACHES PODIUM IN BUDAPEST
Carina Horn stormed to third place against a world-class 100m field on Tuesday night, at the Istvan Gyulai Memorial in Budapest, Hungary.
Running into a 1.2m/s headwind, Horn clocked 11.19 seconds, just 0.03 outside her personal best.
She was narrowly edged by versatile American Tianna Bartoletta, who finished second in 11.18 at the European Permit meeting, with former world champion Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica securing victory in 10.99.
Elsewhere on the track in the Hungarian capital, Jerry Motsau finished seventh in a 14-man field, clocking 3:40.56 in the men’s 1 500m.
Kenyan Ronald Kwemoi, the world junior record holder, coasted to victory in 3:37.76.
Ofentse Mogawane trailed home in seventh place in the men’s 400m race, crossing the line in 46.58, well behind Steven Gardiner of the Bahamas who won in 44.30.
In the men’s javelin throw, Rocco van Rooyen seemingly struggled, ending 10th with a 68.97m effort.
Jakub Vadlejch of the Czech Republic grabbed the win a best heave of 82.76m.