Shaunae Miller-Uibo reveals reasons behind her dramatic 400m breakdown

• Sprinter pulled up just metres before the finish line on Wednesday
• Miller-Uibo shows no ill-effects in qualifying for 200m final

Shaunae Miller-Uibo blamed her Devon Loch style breakdown in the 400m final on a mere loss of concentration, after recovering to win her 200m semi-final on Thursday evening.

The Bahamian has a history of producing wacky finishes to races, having dived over the line to win Olympic gold in Rio last summer and this was equally dramatic. On Wednesday night, she pulled up 20m from the line when well clear, stumbling home fifth. The American Phyllis Francis took a surprise gold with Bahrain’s Salwa Eid Naser winning silver and Allyson Felix taking bronze.

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