NAIROBI, August 20 – After claiming bronze in the 100 metres, Cuban Shiner Rengivo today took his place among the eight finalists in the double hectometer at the U-20 World Cup.
Renjivo looked great again and cut his best by more than 30 per cent, going from 20.91 seconds to 20.58, a time that undoubtedly underscores his excellent form in the Kenyan capital.
Again without the favors stakes from the specialists, the Caribbean sprinter tied his headline result of the year (20.95) in the first round, when he finished third and confirmed his presence in the semi-finals.
Immersed in the introduction to the metal discussion, the Cuban starred in the best race of his short career to secure a lane in tomorrow’s Test and features Nigeria’s Ododi Onuzuriki as the top favorite for the gold medal, after slowing. The bottom of the hours is at 20.13.
Also among the starting groups are Letsile Tebogo (20.31, Botswana), Tarsis Orogot (20.37, Uganda), Sinesipho Dambile (20.45, South Africa), Blessing Afrifah (20.49, Israel), Tazana Kamanga-Dyrbak (20.61, Denmark) and Jakub Petrosa (20.70, Poland).
Similarly, Cuba secured a seventh seat on Friday, with hammer Ronald Mencia, who sent the machine up to 69.84 metres, breaking his own record (77.20).
Czech Jan Dolzalek (77.83) celebrated the crown, while the Greek subtitle was Orestis Ntousakis (77.78) and the third step of the podium went to Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Brussels (77.70).
Meanwhile, Mexican sprinter Mia Gonzalez was eliminated in the first stage of the 100 hurdles, being disqualified from the track invasion after stumbling with the second hurdle.
For Latin America and the Caribbean, Jamaica shined again thanks to the rankings of Akira Nugent (13.35) and Onka Wilson (13.36), with two strokes and three times of the stage, whose best result ended with the power of Switzerland’s Detaji Kamboungi (13.30).
Similarly, Brazil kept Giovanna Corradi (13.95) in the fight, who had the best mark of her life, while Colombia lost any chance with a farewell to Isabel Urrutia (19.43), as PL publishes.
So far, Cuba is seventh in the overall table, with a balance of one gold medal and two bronzes, while Jamaica is in the eighth seat (1-0-1) in a tournament led by host Kenya (3). 1-1), Finland (2-1-0) and Ethiopia (1-3-1) in that order.
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