Dave Henson makes World championship T42 200m final

In unprecedented times for the club, yesterday Dave Henson became the 2nd Southampton AC athlete to make a world championship sprint final this year.After Oli Bromby’s 4th place at the World youth championships 100m in Colombia in July, Dave powered home in his T42 200m semi final yesterday to finish 3rd in 26.61 secs to gain an automatic qualifying place for today’s IPC World championship final.

By his own admission Dave didn’t run his best race in the semi-final but nevertheless he will be hoping for a pb from lane 7 in today’s final and despite qualifying 7th quickest, Dave will be aiming for a top 5 finish.

The final takes place live today on More 4 at 2.31pm, it is a must watch.

Results can be followed immediately online through the following link.