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Bronze for Elliott Crestan in the final 800m at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in athletics U20

7a06d2fa729133c7900bc7229f4bfa3f - Bronze for Elliott Crestan in the final 800m at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in athletics U20

Elliott Crestan Sunday bronze conquered in the final of the 800 metres at the world athletics U20 in the Finnish Tampere. The athlete Names finished fourth in 1:47.27, but after the disqualification of the Algerian number three Oussama Cherrad, he pushed on to bronze. The Belgian Tornados U20 were fifth in the final of the 4×400 meters in 3:07.05.

Crestan asked this season, already two-time Belgian record U20 sharper. Saturday in the semifinals, he brought the 1:46.84. In the final Sunday, he was severely hampered by a crash of the Brit Markhim Lonsdale, who for his feet against the ground. However, he managed a fourth place in the fire dragging. In the last straight line, and pushed the Match Cherrad him to track four, the Belgian delegation explained successfully complaint. Until two days ago, won never a Belgian male athlete a medal at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS U20, now Belgium has a golden with Jonathan Sacoor (400m) and bronze with Crestan.

In the 4×400 meter was selected in a different order than in the series. The on-paper strongest two runners were among the first in the competition, with Sven Van Den Bergh as fourth the baton passed on to world champion Jonathan Sacoor. That last walked authoritatively to the leadership, Simon Mazebo fell back to fourth place. Rayane Borlée did creditable as slotloper and finished as fifth. The Tornados were for the tournament not even in the finals is expected.

Tim Van de Velde gambled in the final of the 3,000 meter steeple in the first kilometer to go along with the Kenyans and the Ethiopians. That he had then to pay, but really collapse, did Van de Velde do not. He finished eighth in 9:02.03, as the second European.

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