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Zim's Diara takes the world best in Spain

by Alois Sibanda
09 Jul 2012 at 13:02hrs | Views
Zimbabwe's sole representative at the 14th IAAF World Junior Championships set for 10 - 15 July in Barcelona's Olympic Stadium on Montjuïc Mountain, Dumisani "Diara" Bhebhe takes to the track on Tuesday midday.

The 19 year old Gwanda born Diara arrived in Barcelona on Sunday after traveling alone on Saturday.

He would complete with the world best juniors in the 100 and 200 metres respectively. He made the grade in Namibia in April when he clocked 10.59 seconds and 21.24 seconds in 100 and 200 metres races respectively.

According to the races timetable, the first 100 metre race is on Tuesday, 12.35.

The semi-finals are set for 7.30pm and the finals at 9.45pm.

 The 200 metre race are on on Thursday at 9.55 am and that is the first round and the semi-finals are set for 7pm.

The finals are penciled for 9.30pm on Friday.

Before his departure last week, Diara, an  upper six student in Gwanda High School said he is looking forward to reaching finals of both competitions.

 He has represented Zimbabwe in Botswana, Swaziland and  Mozambique.

 Below is a brief outline of Diara's profile,

National Association Of Secondary School Heads National competitions
 2010 100M        Gold medal    10.44sec
          200M        Gold medal    20.27sec
          400m        Gold medal    49.68sec
2011  100M        Silver medal  11.01 sec
          200m        Gold   medal  20.69 sec
          400m        Gold medal    48.52 sec
2012  100m        Gold medal     10.65 sec
          200m        Solver medal   20.82 sec
          400m       Gold medal     47.52 sec

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