LINZ, Austria, August 20, 2012 – World and Olympic 400m champion Kirani James of Grenada continued his winning form when he won in the Austrian city of Linz on Monday.
James won easily in 44.46 seconds, ahead of Jonathan Borlee of Belgium in 45.10 and American Calvin Smith in 45.34.
It was his first competition since winning Olympic gold in London two weeks ago and will line-up against some known competitors in the Samsung Diamond League in Lausanne on Thursday.
1.James Kirani GRN 44,46 secs
2. Borlee Jonathan BEL 45,10 secs
3. Smith Calvin USA 45,34 secs
4. Williams Conrad GBR 45,35 secs
5. Fothergill Allodin JAM 45,51 secs
6. Pistorius Oscar RSA 46,91 secs
7. Matzinger Günther AUT 48,48 secs
8. Smetana Christian AUT 49,05 secs