Sanford finishes fourth at Euro Athletics Championships

Donald Sanford finished a creditable fourth in the men’s 400m following an impressive showing at the European Championships in Helsinki.

Sanford, who received Israeli citizenship earlier this year, came home in 45.91 seconds, finishing just 0.09
seconds short of a medal position.

Olympic-bound Jillian Schwartz, another American-born Israeli, finished down the field in 11th in the final
of the pole vault with a leap of 4.10m.

Yochai Halevi finished eighth in the final of the men’s triple jump following his effort of 16.67m.

    Last updated: 9:22am, July 6 2012