Many had predicted Letsile Tebogo to win the men’s sprint double at Colombia’s Cali22 World Athletics U20 Championships. However, Blessing Akawasi Afrifah had different ideas.
Blessing Akawasi Afrifah and Letsile Tebogo pushed each other to the limit. At the end of a tremendous 200m clash, there was just six-thousandths of a second in it.
Both clocking 19.96 (-0.1m/s) – a championship record that moves them to joint third on the world U20 all-time list. Only American Erriyon Knighton is faster with his 19.83.
Letsile Tebogo won the men’s 100m at the World U20 Championships
Final 200 METRES MEN – WIND: -1.0 – 04 AUG 2022
|1||1606||ISR||Blessing Akawasi AFRIFAH||19.96 CR||0.170|
|2||1280||BOT||Letsile TEBOGO||19.96 CR||0.155|
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