Athletics: Mujinga Kambundji, heavy legs, loop 2022 on a 4th place in Bellinzona –

Athletics: Mujinga Kambundji, heavy legs, loop 2022 on a 4th place in Bellinzona –

Mujinga Kambundji couldn’t do higher than a 4th place over 200m within the Galà dei Castelli assembly in Bellinzona. The European champion within the self-discipline ran in 22”88 for the final race of this lengthy season.

Mujinga Kambundji’s legs have been too heavy to tug away on the ultimate stretch and set a number one time for his final outing of the season. The 30-year-old Bernese was clearly overtaken by the Namibian Beatrice Masilingi, victorious in 22”51. She wasn’t even the most effective European, Britain’s Daryll Neita clocking 22”61 to complete third.

Drained by the efforts made since an indoor season marked by her world title within the 60m, Mujinga Kambundji didn’t compete within the 100m. In his absence, the Ivorian Marie-Josée Ta Lou gained simply in 10″86, in a race during which Salomé Kora completed eighth in 11″54.

Petrucciani 4th in 400m

Bronze medalist on the Europeans in Munich, Ditaji Kambundji completed fifth within the 100m hurdles in 12”97, thus falling for the twelfth time of the yr beneath 13”. Noemi Zbären (13”07) was ranked sixth in a race gained by 2022 Olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn (12”72).

The vice-champion of Europe within the 400m Ricky Petrucciani additionally didn’t signal an exploit on the lap in entrance of “his” public. The Ticino man needed to make do with a time of 45”76, synonymous with 4th place in a race gained by world file holder Wayde van Niekerk in 44”33.

Bonvin crushed by Model

One other star within the working, Alison dos Santos flew over the primary sequence of the 400m hurdles. The 2022 world champion gained in 47”61 (assembly file). Sensible finalist for the Europeans in Munich, Julien Bonvin was crushed by Dany Model in race B. The Valaisan completed 4th in 49”63, the Zurich man third in 49”51.

Pascal Mancini in the meantime signed a stable 10”30 over 100m. The Fribourgeois ranked sixth in a race gained by the American Brandon Carnes (10”04).


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