Cuba’s Dayron Robles Big Return

Dayron Robles. File photo from

HAVANA TIMES, May 29 — Dayron Robles of Cuba proved to be in top form on Sunday winning a star-studded 110-meter hurdles event at the IAAF World Challenge event in Hengelo, Holland.

Robles 13.07 seconds time equaled the world record of Chinese sprinter Liu Xiang.

The Cuban gold medalist from Beijing 2008, plagued by injuries during the last two years, defeated Dwight Thomas of Jamaica (13.18) and Terence Trammell of the USA (13.31).

European champ Andy Turner of Great Britain finished seventh (13.72).