What can I say about the men’s 400m. In my opinion, the men’s 400m final will be the best 400m race I will see in my lifetime.
He knew exactly what he had to do and executed his plan to perfection. I read an article re his race plan to go faster than he had previously run and reduce each 100m by a 0.1 and he would run a PB. He not only ran a PB he smashed the world record. Whilst James and Merritt fought it out for second place both tightened up down the front straight. 400m race
If you want to know how to run the perfect 400m at any level watch this race. Van Niekerk ran his own race all from lane 8. No panic just poise and perfection. That for me was the best example of the perfect race model.