Shakes-Drayton steals limelight



World champions Dai Greene and Mo Farah found themselves overshadowed by British team-mate Perri Shakes-Drayton in the athletics Aviva London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace.
Olympic team captain Greene had been hoping to break Kriss Akabusi's 20-year-old British record of 47.82 seconds in the 400 metres hurdles, but could only finish second behind Puerto Rico's Javier Culson in 48.10secs.
And although Farah enjoyed a comfortable victory over 5,000m, the performance of the night came from Shakes-Drayton in the women's 400m hurdles, with the Londoner storming to a surprise win in 53.77s.
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13 July 2012 in Sport, Views: 2
Source: Daily Post
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