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World Athletics: Nicholas Bett Wins Men's 400m Hurdles Gold

Updated: 25 August 2015 20:39 IST

Nicholas Bett handed Kenya a first-ever medal in the men's 400m hurdles at the world championships.

World Athletics: Nicholas Bett Wins Mens 400m Hurdles Gold
Nicholas Bett of Kenya won the 400m hurdle gold © AFP

Beijing:

Nicholas Bett handed Kenya a first-ever medal in the men's 400m hurdles at the world championships on Tuesday when he held his nerve for gold. (Usain Bolt Win Reverberates in Good versus Evil Fight)

Bett clocked a world-leading time of 47.79 seconds, with Russian Denis Kudryavtsev taking silver in a national record of 48.05sec in Beijing. (All the latest Athletics News from Beijing)

Jeffrey Gibson of the Bahamas claimed bronze in 48.17, also a national record, as American two-time world champion Kerron Clement was pushed into fourth by one-hundredth of a second.

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