Bahamas' Gardiner wins men's 400 metres world title

AFP

Steven Gardiner became the second Bahamian to be crowned men's 400 metres world champion when he stormed to victory in Doha on Friday.

The 24-year-old, a silver medallist in 2017, timed a national record of 43.48 seconds to emulate Avard Moncur's triumph in 2001.

Colombia's PanAm Games champion Anthony Zambrano took silver in 44.15sec while Fred Kerley of the United States was third in a time of 44.17sec.