Sprinter Diane Borg clocked 11.92s in the first round, Heat 2 of the women 100m race at the London Olympics, nearly reaching her national record, just 0.03s slower, set at the Liechtenstein GSSE last year. She had the second fastest ever 100m runner in her heat - Carmelita Jeter - a class of her own. Borg placed eighth, meaning she did not qualify for the next Heat.
The Maltese athlete Diane Borg finished in the third place in the first heat of the 100 meters at the London Olympics, with a time record of 12 seconds. Kaina Martinez of Belizie (11.81s) came second and Delphine Atangana of Cameroon (11.71s) first.
The Labour Party congratulates the sprinter in succeeding in her feat and wishes her all the best for this evening's performance.
She did not beat however the national record, which is of 11.89 seconds, but it was enough to for Diane Borg to qualify for next round.
The sprinter will be competing again this evening at 20.00h, where she will take part in the first round of the Women's 100m, as this morning's feat was a preliminary round.
During this fruitful year, Diane was honoured as l-iSportiva tas-Sena 2011 and later on established a new 200m national record, a record she already owned along with those of the 100m and 4x100m (Relay). Recently, she also represented Malta in the Helsinki European Championships (2012).
Diane was a Gold medalist in the Small Nations' Games 2011, winning the 200m and 4x100m Relay Team Gold medals. She also won the 100m Silver medal in the same games.