Jamaica’s dash queens looking out for extra medals


Jamaica will look to climb up the medals desk on the finish of Day Seven of the 18th World Athletics Championships on Thursday with the ladies’s 100m medallists contesting the 200m ultimate.

The Jamaicans are at present mendacity in fifth place on the medals desk with 4, one gold, two silver and a bronze. Hosts America of America are run-away leaders.

The ladies’s 200m ultimate would be the penultimate occasion on this system with the lads’s equal being the ultimate occasion of the day.

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Race favourite Shericka Jackson will run from Lane 4, with the five-time 100m gold medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce bolting from Lane Six. Elaine Thompson-Herah, the back-to-back Olympic Video games dash double gold medallist, will run from Lane Two.

Jackson and Fraser-Value enter the occasion with the 2 quickest occasions from the semi-finals with Jackson registering a blistering 21.67 seconds. Fraser-Pryce was equally spectacular in a season’s greatest 21.82 seconds.

Elsewhere, Jordan Scott will contest Group A of the lads’s triple bounce, Adelle Tracey in Warmth One, Chrisann Gordon-Powell in Warmth 5 and Natoya Goule in Warmth Six will start competitors within the ladies’s 800m.

On Wednesday’s sixth day of competitors inside Hayward Subject in Eugene, Oregon, Christopher Taylor ran a season’s greatest 44.97 seconds in semi-final one to complete third and achieve the primary qualifying spot on time.

Within the ladies’s equal, Nationwide Champion Candice McLeod ran a season’s greatest 50.05 seconds to complete second to Bahamian Shaunae Miller-Uibo in a easy 49.55-second season greatest, as each claimed the automated qualifying locations from semi-final one.

Additionally making it into the ultimate was veteran Stephenie Ann McPherson with a 50.56 seconds effort for third place in semi-final two. She certified as one of many quickest non-automatic qualifiers on time.

Charokee Younger was fifth in semi-final three in 51.41 seconds which was not adequate to advance to the ultimate.

The ladies’s 400m hurdles semi-finals resulted in just one Jamaican, Rushell Clayton advancing with a private greatest 53.63 seconds. She ended third and superior as one of many quickest non-automatic qualifiers on time.

In semi-final one Nationwide Champion Janieve Russell ran 54.66 seconds for third place which was not adequate to advance, whereas Shiann Salmon’s 54.16 seconds for third in semi-final three was additionally not adequate to make the ultimate.

And within the males’s 800m heats, Jamaica’s Nationwide Champion Navasky Anderson ran 1:48.37 minutes in Warmth Three but it surely was not adequate for him to advance to the semi-finals.

QUESTION

Does back-to-back Olympic Video games dash double champion Elaine Thompson-Herah seem the weakest hyperlink among the many Jamaican trio trying a second clear sweep within the ladies’s 200m ultimate on Thursday night time?

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