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Dreyer wins in Turnov

Hannes Dreyer (right)

Hannes Dreyer (right)

23 May – Hannes Dreyer won the men’s 100m at the Ludvik Danek Memorial in Turnov, Czech Repuplic on Tuesday 22 May.

The 100m consisted of two races.  In a race with four South African athletes, Dreyer dominated and claimed victory in 10.52sec, the fastest time in both races.   The 27-year-old finished ahead of compatriot Waide Jooste and Czech athlete Jan Veleba.  In a tight finish between Jooste and Veleba, Jooste clocked 10.65sec with the Czech athlete timed at 10.67sec.   Lebogang Moeng finished fourth while Thuso Mpuang crossed the line 6th, their times 10.78sec and 10.82sec respectively.  The winning time of the second race was 10.69sec and was won by Zdenek Stromsik (CZE).  Hannes Dreyer had the fastest time overall.

Moeng, the SA 400m Champion, then also competed in the men’s 400m where he finished second behind Thomas Schneider (GER), the 2011 400m European Indoor silver medallist.  Moeng’s time was 47.39sec with Schneider clocking 46.74sec.  The Czech athlete Jan Kubista finished third in 47.84sec.

Moeng then teamed up with Jooste, Dreyer and Mpuang for a 4x100m relay where they finished third in 40.26sec.  The race was won by a Czech team in 39.44sec with the second team crossing the line in 39.83sec.

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