Paris - Sprinter
Henricho Bruintjies and hurdler Antonio Alkana both put up fights in their
specialist disciplines on Saturday, though they missed out on their
respective podiums at the IAAF Diamond League Meeting in Paris, France.
ended fourth in the men's 100m race, which was reduced to six athletes after
two men were disqualified for false starts.
finished in 10.23, with Dutch speedster Churandy Martina given the same time in
third position, while African champion Ben Youssef Meite of the Ivory Coast
charged to victory in 9.99.
the men's 110m hurdles race, Alkana clocked 13.24 to grab fifth spot in the
final, completing the race 0.19 behind Jamaican winner Ronald Levy.
Alkana had taken fourth position in his heat in 13.21, just 0.10 outside the SA
record he set in Prague last month.
eighth of 14 legs in the Diamond League series will be held in Lausanne on Thursday, July