Bahamas' Anderson, Jamaica's McPherson win 400m bronze at Pan Am U20 Champs

By July 19, 2019

Jamaica’s Bovel McPherson and Doneisha Anderson of the Bahamas won bronze medals in the 400m on day one of the Pan American U20 Championships in Costa Rica on Friday.

McPherson fought all the way but was no match for the USA’s Justin Robinson who surged late to get by Canada’s Myles Misener-Daley to win in 45.04.

The Canadian won the silver in 45.62s.

Earlier, Anderson claimed the bronze in the women’s race in 53.23. It was the Bahamas' first medal at the championships.

Alexis Holmes of the United States who won the silver medal in 52.59 outran the Bahamian but came up well short of Kayla Davis of the United States who took the gold medal in an impressive 51.61.

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