Jeneko Place Captures 5th In Singapore

August 22, 2010

16-year-old Cedarbridge student Jeneko Place has captured a 5th place finish in the finals of the 2010 Youth Olympics being held in Singapore. Running in Lane 7, the island`s top teenager sprinter finished in a time of 21.50. Jeneko ran .26 of a second faster than his qualifying time, and finished .28 of a second behind Gold Medalist Zhenye Xie from China.

Full results of the 200m final:

  1. 21.22 Zhenye Xie (China)
  2. 21.27 Helsuke Homma (Japan)
  3. 21.36 Patrick Domogala (Germany)
  4. 21.44 Brandon Sanders (USA)
  5. 21.50 Jeneko Place (Bermuda)
  6. 21.52 Jonathan Nmaju (Nigeria)
  7. 21.56 Tomasz Klucynski (Poland)
  8. 21.60 Antonio Rodrigues (Brazil)

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