Charging through the field down the home straight, Antonio Watson of Jamaica grabbed the gold medal in a thrilling boys’ 400m final on Wednesday evening at the IAAF World U18 Championships Nairobi 2017.
Watson snatched the title in 46.59, crossing the line 0.13 ahead of Guyana’s Daniel Williams (46.72).
“I feel very nice,” said Watson. “The race was good – as was the field – and the crowd was vibrant.
“I have been working very hard the whole season. I listened to the coach and followed the instructions.”
|6||148||Bruno Benedito DA SILVA||BRA||47.15||0.231|
|7||388||Ivan Danny GELDENHUYS||NAM||47.17||PB||0.192|