Lausanne Wanda Diamond League 400m Men Official Result

United States’ Wilbert London won the men’s 400m Lausanne Wanda Diamond League in 45.17 seconds while Botswana’s Olympic medalist Isaac Makwala finished second in 45.20 as what he described as disappointing and Netherlands’ Liemarvin Bonevacia placed third in 45.41 seconds.

“This is my first season on the tour and running diamond league events. I must say coming from Texas, I am felt the cold on the track for sure. I really liked the crowd that was really loud. The simple fact is that I was in lane 8, I just had to run hard and luckily nobody was able to pass me on the line” said Wilbert London.

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Isaac Makwala said this after the race “I’m disappointed with the time, but very happy to see the fans back in the stadium, we missed them! It’s a bit windy today may be that the reason, because I know this is a fast track”.

Karsten Warholm, the Norwegian Olympic medalist placed fourth in the 400m men race. Karsten said “it was heavy. The conditions and my body didn’t respond the way I wanted. The last 100m everyone was coming up. It is not the place I was hoping for. But it is what it is. It shows that it is difficult to come back after the Olympics.

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Venue: Stade Olympique de la Pontaise – Lausanne, Switzerland

Date: 25th– 26th August 2021

World Record: Wayde Van Niekerk (South Africa), 43.03, 14.08.2016

World Lead: Randolph Ross (United States), 43.85, 11.06.2021

Diamond League Record: Wayde Van Niekerk (South Africa), 43.62, 06.07.2017

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Lausanne Wanda Diamond League 400m men official result.

POS NAME TIME COUNTRY
1 WILBERT LONDON 45.17 UNITED STATES
2 ISAAC MAKWALA 45.20 BOTSWANA
3 LIEMARVIN BONEVACIA 45.41 NETHERLANDS
4 KARSTEN WARHOLM 45.51 SB NORWAY
5 VERNON NORWOOD 45.59 UNITED STATES
6 JOCHEM DOBBER 45.75 NETHERLANDS
7 RICKY PETRUCCIANI 46.42 SWITZERLAND
8 CHARLES DEVANTARY 46.93 SWITZERLAND

 

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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