Zenéy van der Walt Wins 400m Hurdles Bronze in Birmingham

Zenéy van der Walt produced a storming finish to grab the women's 400m hurdles bronze medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Saturday, 6 August. Photo: Zenéy van der Walt (Instagram)

South Africa’s Zenéy van der Walt produced a storming finish to grab bronze in the women’s 400m hurdles final at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Saturday, 6 August.

The 22-year-old came out of nowhere to break an all-Jamaican podium in the last stretch to finish in third place.

Van der Walt passed Jamaica’s Rushell Clayton by just 0.20 seconds in a personal best time of 54.47 seconds.

Janieve Russell, who is the defending champion from the Gold Coast, grabbed gold with a time of 54.14 seconds, she was followed by her teammate Shiann Salmon who claimed silver ahead of van der Walt.

 

Photo 1 Caption: Zenéy van der Walt produced a storming finish to grab the women’s 400m hurdles bronze medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Saturday, 6 August. Photo: Zenéy van der Walt (Instagram)

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