Makwala goes for the last hunt

OUT TO PROVE HIS METTLE: Isaac Makwala PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
OUT TO PROVE HIS METTLE: Isaac Makwala PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Botswana's 400m sensation, Isaac Makwala is going for the last hunt of the World Championships medal in Oregon, USA after announcing his retirement.

As it stands, the world medal is the only one that has eluded him in his career. Makwala has unfinished business at this championships after the 2017 scandal that saw him being disqualified from the 400m race. The man is out to prove his mettle amongst the best quarter milers in the world.

However, odds might be stalked against him because unlike in the previous competitions, Makwala does not have his coach, Justice Dipeba in his corner. The coach's experience played a pivotal role in the 400m heats. “I was born ready. So I am ready to start this journey and finish it.

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