19 Aug 2009

Clement retains 400 hurdles title

10:23 am on 19 August 2009

The world champion Kerron Clement has clocked the year's best time to retain his 400 metres hurdles title in Berlin.

The American was runner-up at the Beijing Olympic sand recovered from hitting the first hurdle to grab the lead on the back straight and power to victory in 47.91 seconds.

Puerto Rica's Javier Culson finished second , catching the 2005 champion Bershawn Jackson at the finish.