Bahamian Olympic 400 metres champion, Steven Gardiner to miss World Championship
Bahamian World and Olympic 400 metres champion, Steven Gardiner will miss this weekend’s World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
Gardiner confirmed on his instagram account that he has a tendon inflammation which will keep him out of the 10-day meet.
Gardiner was one of the favourites for gold in the event in Eugene.
He won the 2019 World Championships 400metres gold medal in Doha, Qatar in a national record 43.48 seconds.
Last year he captured the Olympic title in Tokyo, Japan in 43.85 seconds.