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Dzingai, Nyongani impress in Congo


Veteran Zimbabwean sprinter Brian Dzingai was back on the track this weekend finishing third and fourth in 200m and 400m respectively at the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Grand Prix in Brazzaville, the Congolese capital on Sunday.

Dzingai, who turned 30 in April, came third in the 200m events in a time of 20,92secs, behind Egyptian Amr Ibrahim Mostafa Seoud who came first in 20,68secs.

Ivory Coast’s Ben Youssef Meite finished third in 20,77secs.

Dzingai, who holds the national 200m record at 20,12secs was back in action in the 100m, but found the going tough after finishing fourth in 10,51secs.
Mostafa Seoud of Egypt completed a sprint double as he again came first in 10,27secs, while Meite came second after stopping the clock in 10,32secs.

Young Talkmore Nyongani also took part in the same tournament but finished fourth in the 400m in a time of 46,64secs which was way before his personal best time is 44,96secs he ran in March 2005 in Pretoria.

South African Ofentse Mogawane won came first in the race in a time of 45,67secs, with James Godday of Nigeria coming second in 46,23secs ahead of Frenchman Mamoudou Hanne who finished in 46,45secs.

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