Commonwealth Games: South African Akani Simbine, Trinidad and Tobago’s Michelle-Lee Ahye win 100m gold


April 09, 2018 23:28:56

Akani Simbine led home South African teammate Henricho Bruintjies to win gold in the men’s 100 metres final at the Commonwealth Games, relegating Jamaica’s Yohan Blake to the bronze.

It is South Africa’s first victory in the event and while much of the Games build-up centred on Blake and those not competing on the Gold Coast, Simbine’s triumph in 10.03 seconds is hardly a surprise.

The 24-year-old has been a consistent performer at the major…

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