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Simbine, Bruintjies claim gold & silver in men’s 100m final

Written by: Philasande Sixaba

JOHANNESBURG - South African sprinting duo Akani Simbine and Henrico Bruintjies stormed to gold and silver medal victories in the men’s 100m final, finishing in first and second place respectively.

Simbine started slowly but showed great speed in the last 60m to win in a time of 10.03 for South Africa’s eighth gold medal in this year’s Commonwealth Games.

Bruintjies came second behind Simbine and ahead of Jamaican Yohan Blake in a time of 10:17 to claim the silver medal, while Blake finished third in a time of 10:19.


This article first appeared on EWN : Simbine, Bruintjies claim gold & silver in men’s 100m final




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