The Mercury

SA athletes on form

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EUGENE: South Africans Khotso Mokoena and Caster Semenya scored the season’s personal bests at the Prefontain­e Classic Samsung Diamond League athletics meet in Eugene, Oregon, on Saturday. Mokoena, with a leap of 8.19m, finished second to Briton Greg Rutherford (8.32m), while Semenya dipped under two minutes in the 800m for the first time this season with a time of 1.58.88 – the third-fastest time in the world this year. The race was won by Jamaican Kenia Sinclair in 1:58.29. – Sports Correspond­ent

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