Tokyo Olympics: Jasmine Abrams misses out on semi-final


USA-based Guyanese sprinter Jasmine Abrams finished seventh in her Heat on Friday morning in the Women’s 100m and missed out on making the Tokyo Olympic Games semi-final.

Competing at the Olympic Track Stadium, Abrams clocked 11.49s in Heat Seven of Round One.

Michelle-Lee Ahye of Trinidad and Tobago won the race in 11.06s, followed by medal contender Shericka Jackson of Jamaica with 11.07s and Jenna Prandini of the USA with 11.11s.

The top three in each of the seven Heats and the next three fastest have advanced to the semi-finals.

Abrams, who had an entry time of 11.19s, had qualified for the Games through her world ranking.

Her sister, Aliyah, is also competing at the Games in the Women’s 400m.


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