Simbine Takes Gold, Bruintjies Silver At Commonwealth Games
24-year-old sprinter Akani Simbine cruised his way to gold in the men’s 100m final in 10.03 seconds at the Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast. Following suit was fellow South African Henricho Bruintjies who clocked 10.17, coming in second place, followed by Jamaica’s Yohan Blake in 10.19.
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Blake was pipped to win the sprint, but a slow start out of the blocks gave Simbine the advantage he needed to pull ahead of the Jamaican.
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