Zambia’s female sprinter Kabange Mupopo is into the finals of the 400m race at the ongoing IAAF championships in London.
African champion Mupopo’s 50. 60 was second and improved her season’s best and was the 6th fastest time of the semi-final.
She trailed Phillis Francis of the USA who clocked 50.37.
Botswana’s Amantle Montsho improved her season’s best to 51.28 to finish with the 11th time while fellow countrywoman Lydia Jele was 13th with 51.57
Siame is also through to the semi finals of the 200m race setting a new national record of 20.26.
Charlotte Scott, wife of Former Vice President Guy Scott who is watching the finals in London congratulated Mupopo for a “fantastic performance.”
“Lupopo came 2nd in women’s 400m semifinals – fantastic performance again! Our team may be small but they are fabulous,” she tweeted.