Steven Gardiner of the Bahamas made history. By getting to be the first athlete to win Olympic gold. In an individual men’s event in his country’s history.
Steven Gardiner of the Bahamas made history by getting. To be the primary competitor to win Olympic gold. In an individual men’s event in his country’s history. After winning the 400 meters on Thursday.
“I recovered, I kept it moving and with 200m to go, I started to push a little bit,” he said.
“When I came over the line and saw my title. On the enormous screen and I was in the first put,” he told reporters. “I’m cherishing this minute. Olympic winner.”
While Anthony Zambrano from Colombia packed. Away from a silver medal. And got to be the first-ever male competitor from South American. The country to win an Olympic medal in sports.
“I am very happy to win this medal and I want to dedicate this, to my mother because it is her birthday today,” he said.
“I want to show to the world that Colombia belongs on the athletics stage.” Zambrano also added.
Kirani James of Grenada finished. The third and get a bronze. It’s his third award on the occasion and his country’s first of the Games. After winning gold in 2012 and silver in 2016. He is also the primary competitor to win. The three Olympic medals within the men’s 400m.
American Michael Cherry wrapped up a disappointing. In fourth ahead of his compatriot Michael Norman. The U.S. had won seven straight gold medals starting from 1984 to 2008. With two podium clears amid that stretch.