EUGENE, Ore. – Kirani James won Grenada’s first medal of the Oregon22 World Athletics Championships on day eight at Hayward Field in Eugene, USA.
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James ran a 44.48 for silver behind American Michael Norman, 44.29.
Kirani James’ silver medal came 11 years after winning gold in Daegu and, like Olympics (1 gold, one silver and one bronze), has now 1-1-1 also at Worlds.
“Im just glad to be back, competing at the highest level and back on the podium,” James said.
400m final results from Oregon22 World Athletics Championships
1. Michael NORMAN USA 44.29
2. Kirani JAMES GRN 44.48
3. Matthew HUDSON-SMITH GBR 44.66
4. Champion ALLISON USA 44.77
5. Wayde VAN NIEKERK RSA 44.97
6. Bayapo NDORI BOT 45.29
7. Christopher TAYLOR JAM 45.30
8. Jonathan JONES BAR 46.13