Karsten Warholm 48.08 seconds to assert victory on the ISTAF meet in Berlin.© AFP
Norway’s Olympic champion Karsten Warholm cruised to victory within the 400 metres hurdles in Berlin on Sunday in a far slower time than the beautiful global report he ran eventually month’s Tokyo Video games. With the season winding down, the 25-year-old clocked 48.08 seconds to assert victory on the ISTAF meet within the German capital, smartly off the 45.94 he ran to win Olympic gold. Nearly precisely a 12 months in the past, Warholm had ran 47.08 at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium to wreck the 40-year-old meet report set by means of 400m hurdles legend Edwin Moses.
“It is at all times nice to run right here in Berlin. It is one in every of my favorite stadiums and one in every of my favorite crowds,” Warholm mentioned Sunday.
Estonia’s Rasmus Magi posted 48.73sec to assert 2d in Berlin with Jamaica’s Jaheel Hyde 3rd in 48.95.
It was once Warholm’s 2d victory in 4 days. He ran 47.35 to win the Diamond League ultimate closing Thursday in Zurich.
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