Antonio Alkana (born 12 April 1990) is a South African hurdler.[3] He competed in the 110 metres hurdles event at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing narrowly missing the semifinals. In addition, he won the gold at the 2015 African Games. His personal bests are 13.11 seconds in the 110 metres hurdles (+1.8 m/s, Prague 2017) which is the African record and 7.76 seconds in the 60 metres hurdles (Portland 2016).

Antonio Alkana
Personal information
Born (1990-04-12) 12 April 1990 (age 29)
Cape Town, South Africa[1]
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[2]
Weight83 kg (183 lb)
Sport
CountrySouth Africa
SportTrack and field
Event(s)110 metres hurdles
Coached byMarcel Otto

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   South Africa
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 25th (h) 110 m hurdles 13.63
African Games Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo 1st 110 m hurdles 13.32
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 17th (h) 60 m hurdles 7.76
African Championships Durban, South Africa 1st 110 m hurdles 13.43
1st 4×100 m 40.04
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro 17th (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.55
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 16th (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.59
2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia 5th 110 m hurdles 13.49
African Championships Asaba, Nigeria 1st 110 m hurdles 13.51
2019 World Championships Doha, Qatar 9th (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.47

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2018 CWG bio
  2. ^ "Antonio ALKANA - Olympic - South Africa". rio2016.com. 24 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Antonio Alkana". IAAF. 30 August 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2015.

External linksEdit