The vice-champion of Africa in the 110m hurdles, the Mauritian Jérémie Lararaudeuse was invited to the Paris meeting last Saturday, June 18. He took the seventh place of his series in the first round in the time of 14.21secs and thus could not reach the final.
In the first round, Jérémie Lararaudeuse raced against distance specialists who have a lot of experience. The top five finishers in the series where Jérémie Lararaudeuse was a starter were the ones who took the top five spots in the final.
The American Allen Devon who flew over the first round in 13.20secs won the final in 13.16secs
This week, Jérémie Lararaudeuse is heading to Senegal where he will participate in the Dakar meeting. The Mauritian Noa Bibi who is currently training in Nancy in France is also registered for this competition.
After the Dakar meeting, these two promising young athletes will focus their preparation on their participation in the World Championships (July 15-24) in the United States and the Commonwealth Games (July 28-August 8) in Birmingham, England.