Sept. 11, 2005
MONTE CARLO, Monaco - Former Auburn sprinter Marc Burns won the
100-meter dash in a photo finish Saturday at the World Athletics Finals
in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Burns, representing Trinidad & Tobago, finished
with a time of 10.00, just one hundredth of a second ahead of Ghana's
Aziz Zakari and Jamaica's Dwight Thomas. Zakari was given second while
Thomas, who had celebrated victory as he crossed the line, had to be
satisfied with third.
Meanwhile, former Auburn two-time national champion Leevan Sands
finished fifth in the triple jump on Friday. Sands recorded a leap of
16.93m while representing the Bahamas.
Full results from the competition can be found at http://www.iaaf.org.