Brian Dzingai

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Brian Dzingai at the World Athletics Championships 2009

Brian Dzingai (born 29 April 1981 in Harare) is a Zimbabwean sprinter who specialises in the 200-metre dash.

He finished sixth in the 200m at the 2006 African Athletics Championships in Bambous. The following year, he won a bronze medal in the 4-by-100-meter relay at the Pan-African Games in Algiers. At the 2007 World Athletics Championships in Osaka, Dzingai reached the semi-finals in the 200-meter dash.

His best international result to date came at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, where he finished fourth in the 200 metres. However, Dzingai benefited from the disqualification of Churandy Martina and Wallace Spearmon, who finished ahead of him but crossed the line without permission. At the 2009 World Athletics Championships in Berlin, he was eliminated in the preliminary round.

Brian Dzingai is 5’67” and has a competition weight of 67 kg. He attended Florida State University.

Best performances

  • 100 m: 10.19 s, 25 September 2008, Daegu
  • 200 m: 20.12 s, 10 June 2004, Austin

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