Akeem Bloomfield wins 400 at Muller Grand Prix, Nathon Allen struggles

By February 15, 2020
Akeem Bloomfield speaks to the media after winning the 400 metres at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix meeting in Glasgow. Akeem Bloomfield speaks to the media after winning the 400 metres at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix meeting in Glasgow.

Two Jamaicans, Akeem Bloomfield and Nathon Allen, had contrasting outings at this weekend’s Muller Indoor Grand Prix meeting in Glasgow over 400 metres.

Bloomfield was an easy winner, clocking 46.20 seconds, to get the better of the United States’ Obi Igbokwe, 46.41, and Kuwait’s Yousef Karam, 46.49.

Allen, however, who is returning from an injury that stopped him from finding his way to last year’s IAAF World Championships of Athletics, found the going tough and rounded out the eight-man field in 47.89 seconds.

Czech Republic’s Pavel Maslák, 46.51, and Great Britain’s James Williams, 47.26, were the other athletes to finish ahead of Allen.

Paul-Andre Walker

Paul-Andre is the Managing Editor at SportsMax.tv. He comes to the role with almost 20 years of experience as journalist. That experience includes all facets of media. He began as a sports Journalist in 2001, quickly moving into radio, where he was an editor before becoming a news editor and then an entertainment editor with one of the biggest media houses in the Caribbean.

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