The men’s 400 final at the World Championships last fall was stunning to anyone who watched it. It was also, says winner Steven Gardiner, just as stunning to live it.
“Honestly, running the race, I didn’t know I was going that fast until I actually watched it over,” says the 24-year-old Bahamian. “My finish was unbelievable. The time really shocked me. It felt comfortable, but also very fast.”
Gardiner’s gold medal, won in a national record 43.48 that moved him to No. 6 on the all-time world list (see sidebar), represented a crucial step in his drive to become the Olympic gold medalist in the 1-lapper.
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By: Jeff Hollobaugh – https://trackandfieldnews.com/