Akani Simbine scorches to victory on the Diamond League meet in Rome


Akani Simbine scorched to victory on the Diamond League meet in Rome on Thursday night time‚ clocking a powerful 9.96sec.

He wanted to push exhausting on the second half of the race to overtake Arthur Cisse of the Ivory Coast to complete in entrance by eight-hundredths of a second.

For Simbine‚ it was the third Diamond League victory of his profession‚ having received in Doha in 2017 and in Birmingham in 2018.

This wasn’t his season’s finest‚ nonetheless‚ having gone 9.91 in his opener in Pretoria simply earlier than lockdown in March.

Antonio Alkana ended seventh within the 110m hurdles‚ clocking 13.66. And Zane Weir was seventh within the shot placed on 19.43m. ​