Welsh 400m hurdler Dai Greene came second in his first race of the season at a World Challenge race in Morocco.
He finished the race behind former Olympic champion Felix Sanchez. Greene clocked a time of 48.96 seconds with Sanchez won in 48.93
The World Champion will race again on Thursday in Rome at a Diamond League event as he builds to London 2012.
Greene was one of just two British athletes to celebrate glory at the 2011 World Championships.
He battled past Puerto Rico's Javier Culson after the final hurdle to win gold in a time of 48.26 seconds.