Israeli Blessing Afrifah wins gold at World Athletics U20 Championships

Published date05 August 2022
Publication titleJerusalem Post, The: Web Edition Articles (Israel)
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18-year-old Afrifah beat out his competitor Letsile Tebogo from Botswana by six thousandths of a second.

This was the first 200 meter race in history in which two U20 athletes finished within 20 seconds and this makes Afrifah the fourth ever athlete in his age group to finish the race in under 20 seconds.

The rest of the competitors were over half a second behind them, with Australia's Calab Law winning bronze with 20.48 seconds.


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