Ndori: The last man standing

Resilient: Ndori runs in the finals on Saturday morning PIC: RUNBLORUN
Resilient: Ndori runs in the finals on Saturday morning PIC: RUNBLORUN

At first, they were four; now there is only one. The name, Bayapo Ndori will remain on the track of Hayward Field at the University of Oregon in the United States for a long time.

He was an underdog who went to the World Athletics Championships with nothing to prove but stormed to the finals, refusing to let his stature dim his light as he powered to a personal best (PB) of 44.87.

He is guaranteed at least P60,000 for reaching the finals. He runs at 4:35am on Saturday. Ndori stunned the world when he qualified for his first 400m final at the biggest athletics competition.

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