I can be very dangerous‚ warns sprint star Simbine

Sport

I can be very dangerous‚ warns sprint star Simbine

Only American Trayvon Bromell has gone faster than Akani Simbine in the 100m this year

Sports reporter

Sprint star Akani Simbine says he will be “very dangerous” if he runs the perfect race at the Tokyo Olympics at the weekend.

The world No. 2‚ bidding to become the first SA competitor to make the Games 100m podium since 1908‚ storms into action in the first round of competition on Saturday‚ with the semifinals and final on Sunday.

Simbine finished fifth at Rio 2016‚ having lowered his SA record to 9.89 sec a few weeks before. This time he is angling for a medal‚ having slashed his national mark to 9.84 earlier this month. That also stands as the African record...

This article is free to read if you register or sign in.

Sunday Times Daily

If you have already registered or subscribed, please sign in to continue.

Questions or problems?
Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

Next Article