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Williams and Brathwaite advance to semi-finals at IAAF World Championships 2019


Anmar Goodridge-Boyce, [email protected]

Williams and Brathwaite advance to semi-finals at IAAF World Championships 2019

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Barbadians Sada Williams and Shane Brathwaite have both advanced to the semi-finals of their respective events at the IAAF World Championships in Doha,Qatar.

Williams finished second in 52.14 seconds in heat one of six, in the Women’s 400m behind defending champion Phyllis Francis of the United States who won the heat in 50.77 seconds.

Jamaica’s Shericka Jackson (51.13) and Stephenie Ann Mcpherson (51.21) have also qualified for tomorrow’s semi-final.

Meanwhile, Brathwaite came fourth in heat two of the Men’s 110m hurdles with a time of 13.51. Defending Olympic champion Omar Mcleod is also into the semi-finals with the fastest time of 13.17 seconds. (AGB)

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