ASNNEL ROBO RUNS 4.59 40-YARD DASH TO LEAD GLOBAL PLAYERS AT COMBINE

ASNNEL ROBO RUNS 4.59 40-YARD DASH TO LEAD GLOBAL PLAYERS AT COMBINE

Top global players showcased their skills for scouts, coaches and general managers in Toronto

TORONTO (March 24, 2019) – On the final day of the Canadian Football League (CFL) Combine presented by New Era, 18 global players took to the field to showcase their speed, agility and football skills against the top Canadian prospects for the 2019 CFL Draft.

French running back Asnnel Robo led the global players with a 4.59 second time in the 40-yard dash at Varsity Stadium in downtown Toronto. Following him in the 40-yard dash was Italy’s Jordan Bouah who was clocked at 4.68 followed by Finland’s Kimi Linnainmaa and Germany’s Max Zimmermann who both registered a time of 4.73.

For full results from ‘Global’ players, click here.

In the broad jump, Thiadric Hansen from Germany led the group with a jump of 10’2.13″ following his 20 bench reps from Saturday afternoon’s session.

France’s Benajmin Plu completed his three-cone drill with a time of 7.15 seconds and a shuttle time of 4.31 seconds, leading all global competitors in the shuttle.

TOP-3 GLOBAL PLAYER RESULTS – 40-YARD DASH

TIME (SECONDS)

NAME

4.59

Asnnel Robo (France)

4.68

Jordan Bouah (Italy)

4.73

Kimi Linnainmaa (Finland)
Max Zimmerman (Germany)

 

TOP-3 GLOBAL PLAYER RESULTS – SHUTTLE

TIME (SECONDS)

NAME

4.31

Benjamin Plu (France)

4.40

Max Zimmerman (Germany)

4.41

Roni Salonen (Finland)

 

TOP-3 GLOBAL PLAYER RESULTS – BROAD JUMP

LENGTH

NAME

10’2.13”

Thiadric Hansen (Germany)

9’11.5”

Maxime Rouyer (France)

9’10.5”

Jordan Bouah (Italy)

 

TOP-3 GLOBAL PLAYER RESULTS – 3-CONE DRILL

TIME (SECONDS)

NAME

7.06

Max Zimmerman (Germany)

7.15

Benjamin Plu (France)

7.31

Valentin Gnahoua (France)

To view the Canadian prospects’ testing results, click here.

The 2019 CFL Draft takes place on May 2, followed by training camps which are set to open on May 19. The 2019 season begins on June 13 when the Saskatchewan Roughriders face off against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Fans can stay up to date on all the non-stop action at CFL.ca, follow the 2019 season from around the world, and join us at a game. The 107th Grey Cup presented by Shaw will be played at McMahon Stadium in Calgary on Sunday, November 24.

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Lucas Barrett Manager, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League
Lucas Barrett Manager, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League
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Training camps open on May 19 and the 2019 season begins on June 13 when the Saskatchewan Roughriders face off against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Fans can stay up to date on all the non-stop action at CFL.ca, follow the 2019 season from around the world, and join us at a game. The 107th Grey Cup presented by Shaw will be played at McMahon Stadium in Calgary on Sunday, November 24.

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