Isaac Makwala runs 43.72 300 – Breaks Wayde van Niekerk’s African record less than 24 hours after it was set

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by LetsRun.com
July 5, 2015

Wayde van Niekerk‘s 43.96 African record lasted less than 24 hours as Isaac Makwala ran 43.72 today in Switzerland. He’s run his seasonal best in the meet each of the last 3 years.

A video of the race appears below. Discuss the race on our messageboard: MB: Isaac Makwala runs 43.72 – moves to #5 all time in 400 at La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland).

The IAAF has an article on the race here.

Isaac Makwala’s progression according to tilastapaja.org
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2007  46.48  2r6 Eindhoven 14 Jul
2008  45.64A  2 Addis Ababa 2 May
2009  45.56  1 Bamako 21 Apr
2010  46.07  3 Tomblaine 25 Jun
2011  46.27  3s1 Maputo 12 Sep
2012  45.25  1 Porto Novo 28 Jun
2013  45.86  3 La Chaux-de-Fonds 7 Jul
2014  44.01 AR 1 La Chaux-de-Fonds 6 Jul
2015 43.72 AR 1 La Chaux-de-Fonds 5 Jul


Isaac Makwala 43″72 | Chaux-de-Fonds 2015… by CNP-TV

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