South african sprinter akani simbine recently set a new record and now he is dreaming of olympic glory. Athlete, akani simbine first came onto our radars last year when he was part of the 2016 south african olympic team. Akani simbine sprints to commonwealth gold video akani simbine achieved whats possibly the biggest result of his career when he raced to a. Apr 09, 2018 akani simbine of south africa stunned jamaican favourite yohan blake to win the mens 100 metres in 10. Akani simbine in support of our fellow south africans. The 2018 commonwealth games champion got the explosive start he had planned for to his olympic season as he dipped just 0. Wayde van niekerks reaction to akani simbine s gold medal performance video akani s performance drew wild celebrations from the worlds best, and no one was prouder than wayde. We noticed months ago that both media personality, abigail visagie and her former. Edenglen high school university currently attending.
Cameron spencergetty images he is known to regularly send congratulatory tweets to teammates for good performances and often drives his car with notorious b. Struggling simbine in doubt for 200m heats times live. Other winners on the night included caster semenya, kendra harrison and elaine thompson. Akani simbine has been tipped to break simon magakwes national record of 9. For more sport your way, download the citizens app for.
Simbine was the days big surprise, racing to victory in the 100m final. Yohan blake misses out on gold as akani simbine storms to. Akani simbine upstages illustrious 100 metres field to win in. Akani simbine of south africa celebrates victory after the. South africas akani simbine claims 100m gold youtube. Disclaimer i do not own any of the footage or audio used, these videos are made solely for entertainment.
Lr akani simbine yohan blake and arthur cisse competing in 100m men round 1 heat 1 during day one of the iaaf diamond league muller anniversary games at london stadium on july 20, 2019 in london. Akani simbine is in phenomonal shape after clocking 9. London south african akani simbine pulled off something of a surprise in the london diamond league 100 metres on saturday, holding off local hope zharnel hughes and. The 2018 commonwealth games champion got the explosive start he had planned for to. Yohan blake misses out on gold as south africas akani simbine. Akani simbine sprints to commonwealth gold video akani simbine achieved whats possibly the biggest result of his career when he raced to a gold medal in the 100m on day five of the gold. Track reduces use of new crotch cameras after backlash.
Up next the 8 fastest ever men to run a diamond league 100m iaaf diamond league duration. Jamaican sprinter yohan blake had to settle for a bronze medal as south african akani simbine claimed a shock win in the commonwealth games 100m final. Simbine makes history, runs fastest 100m in sa sport24. Akani simbine fought hard in a thrilling 100m battle on saturday, dipping under 10 seconds in his first race of the year over the short sprint distance at the second leg of the diamond league. Photo shows akani simbine of south africa en route to winning. The official page of south african olympic sprinter, akani simbine. South african athletics simbine makes history, runs fastest 100m in sa. Akani simbine of south africa celebrates victory after the mens 100 metres with ben youssef meite of the ivory coast during the doha iaaf diamond league 2017 at the qatar sports club on may 5. Provided by independent media akani simbine produced south africas best result at the world championships when he crossed the line in.
Of course its akani simbine that will take most of the plaudits, beating out favoured jamaican speedster yohan blake quite comfortably, but a shout out to henricho bruintjies who knocked blake down into bronze. Akani simbine turned back the clock at the london anniversary games on saturday, claiming his first diamond league meet win since 2017 thanks to a great start, the 25yearold south african clinched the 100m in 9. South africas akani simbine, trinidad and tobagos keston. Discover more from the olympic channel, including video highlights, replays, news and facts about olympic athlete akani simbine. South africa will have two athletes in the mens 100m event at the 2018 commonwealth games on the gold coast after both akani simbine and henricho bruintjies blitzed through their semis. Akani simbine grabbed the spotlight and stunned jamaicas yohan blake in the mens 100. Draped in his national flag in a growing number of international stadiums, the undoubted new star of south african athletics became, at 24, a member of the richard mille family. Johannesburg akani simbine and long jumper luvo manyonga have registered their first wins in the diamond league this season. Simbine on track for olympics if it goes on sport24. The 22yearold, who broke the south african 100m record at a meeting held in budapest, hungary on monday 18 july, beat jamaican and olympic favourite asafa powell.
Photo shows akani simbine of south africa en route to winning the mens 100meter final at a diamond league event in london on july 20, 2019. He competed in the 100 metres event at the 20 world championships in athletics and 2016 summer olympics and he won the 2018 commonwealth games 100m final. In this video i challenged sphaka to a 100m race and got my bo, the 100m commonwealth champion akani simbine to help us prepare. Videos high performance centre university of pretoria.
Akani simbine latest breaking news, pictures, videos, and special reports from the economic times. Rumour has it that akani simbine and abigail visagie broke. The following competition, the 2017 scottish open, saw akani lose in the first round to jimmy white 41. Athletics simbine on track for olympics if it goes on. Gold coast 2018 commonwealth games stars akani simbine 100m gold medallist, henricho bruintjies 100m silver medallist, luvo manyonga, ruswahl samaai, caster semenya 800m gold medallist, wenda nel and javelin thrower sunette. He is the 2018 commonwealth games 100 metres champion. Akani simbine made history on the track in tshwane, clarence munyai. Akani my beginning mp3 music download at cd universe. Akani simbine finished fifth in an historic mens 100m final in london on saturday night but then warned injury might force him out of the 200m. Akani simbine likes sprinkling gold dust over the rainbow. South africas akani simbine won mens 100m gold at the commonwealth games with trinidad and tobagos michellelee ahye triumphing in the womens race. Oct 02, 2019 im not too keen about it because its kind of invading my private space in a sense, said akani simbine, the south african who finished fourth in saturdays 100meter final. Yohan blake blows chance to win commonwealth games gold in. Apr 16, 2018 south africa have named a 127man provisional squad for the 2018 caa africa senior championships in asaba, delta state, from august 1 to 5.
Fastest man in south african history with record of 9. Storming to victory in the 100m final at the zone 6 games in lusaka in december 2012, he clocked 10. Cape town south african sprint star akani simbine has won the gold medal in the final of the mens 100m at the commonwealth games on australias gold coast simbine stopped the clock in 10. Simbine stuns blake to win commonwealth 100m title. Simbine and asa left in the cold as sponsor mysteriously.
Gold coast, australia akani simbine has recorded a stunning performance to win the commonwealth games mens 100 metres, the south african taking full advantage of a. Akani simbine returns to winning ways with 100m victory at. For pro performance discover mac and iphone for yourself at istore. And on a personal level, local sprinting sensation akani simbine and his coach, werner prinsloo, have also been left in the lurch. Being in the blocks is one of the athletes sacred spaces and thats the point where you just want to be alone and be free. Apr 09, 2018 akani simbine grabbed the spotlight and stunned jamaicas yohan blake in the mens 100 metres final at the commonwealth games on monday as athletics began a new era without usain bolt.
Lr akani simbine yohan blake and arthur cisse competing. Akani simbine from south africa commonwealth games men. Download premium images you cant get anywhere else. Sprint titles have been decided at the ongoing african senior athletics championships in the nigerian city of asaba. Simbine to add 200m to his races at tokyo 2020 olympics.
Akani simbine of south africa celebrates winning gold with bronze medalist yohan blake of jamaica. Doha, qatar ap olympic champion thomas rohler threw the javelin further than anyone else has done for more than 20 years at the diamond league opener in doha, while akani simbine was the surprise winner of the 100 meters on friday. In order to view this content, please sign in with one of our partner accounts. Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available.
South africa list simbine, semenya for asaba 2018 voice of. Pages public figure athlete akani simbine videos in support of our fellow south africans. Akani simbine streaks to victory in the 100m sprint in london iaaf. We sat down with the 21yearold speedster from tuks this week to find out a. Simbine is the first south african to win a gold medal in the commonwealth 100m. Before we revel in the worlds shock, lets go to the video. Get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images.
Rating is available when the video has been rented. Cnn cant believe akani simbine beat yohan blake for. Akani simbine beats yohan blake to clinch london diamond. It was a onetwo victory for south africa in the mens 100m final, with akani simbine and henricho bruintjies clinching gold and silver.
Walsh dominates shot put, simbine and ahye take 100m. Yohan blake suffers shock defeat to akani simbine in. Simbine, bruintjies stun jamaican star to finish 12 in. Pretoria, south africa doha 100m fourth placer and south african record holder akani simbine showed early form at athletics gauteng north regional championships here at favourable altitude. In the last 16, akani drew ronnie osullivan and went ahead at scores of 20, 42 and 54, before losing the match 65. Akani simbine takes the men 100m a race with a time of 10.
The south african star just didnt get out of the blocks quickly, and was. Apr 09, 2018 sport commonwealth games yohan blake misses out on gold as south africas akani simbine storms to victory in mens 100m final. South african sprinter akani simbine has expressed mixed feelings over the postponement of the tokyo olympics due to the global coronavirus outbreak. Lr south africas akani simbine, trinidad and tobagos keston bledman and great britains dwain chambers race during a mens 100 metres qualifier at the 20 iaaf world championships at the luzhniki stadium in moscow on august 10, 20. Autoplay when autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.
Apologies for bad angles, footage from main camera was corrupted hence we were forced to use the two shots. Cape town akani simbine actually didnt have the best of starts in the 100m final at the commonwealth games. Stocky and explosive, akani simbine first made heads turn as a teenager, and he has since gone on to shatter multiple barriers, lifting the coveted crown as south africas fastest man. South africas 100m champion akani simbine surprised himself by clocking a season best in london at saturdays day 1 of the iaaf diamond league meeting. Stocky and explosive, akani simbine first made heads turn as a teenager, and he has since gone on to shatter multiple barriers, lifting the. Simbine upstages illustrious 100 meters field to win in doha. Akani simbine takes the mens 100m iaaf diamond league doha.
Find highquality akani simbine stock photos and editorial news pictures from getty images. Weve partnered with selected media partners in the us to bring you olympic channel plus content. Jan 14, 2018 autoplay when autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. After the match osullivan stated he believed akani deserved to win and felt like he robbed him of victory. Listen to akani simbine soundcloud is an audio platform that lets you listen to what you love and share the sounds you create 35 followers. Ahyes win gave trinidad and tobago its first athletics gold medal since ato boldon won the 100m in games record time in kuala lumpur in 1998 and its first womens athletics gold medal.197 1430 283 1544 395 183 1482 1253 327 31 276 787 1078 1054 894 973 1389 58 335 932 1185 916 441 1358 25 547 79 963 1169 575 48 24 255 1254 982 373 1185 559 323