Gardiner wins the 400 in the Czech Republic

Steven Gardiner had a strong showing in the Czech Republic today in the men’s 400 meters (m) at the 2019 Ostrava Golden Spike.

Gardiner crossed the line first in 44.95 seconds, followed by Abbas Abubakar Abbas from Bahrain in 45.84 seconds and Luka Janezic from Slavonia in 45.97 seconds.

Golden Spike is an annual athletics event at the Městský Stadion in Ostrava-Vítkovice, Czech Republic as part of the IAAF World Challenge Meetings. It was first organized in 1961.

From 2003 to 2009 the IAAF classified the Zlatá tretra Meeting among IAAF Grand Prix meetings.