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All T&T 200 metres athletes qualify for Commonwealth semis
Trinidad and Tobago's Jereem Richards. - Tim Ireland

All T&T 200 metres athletes qualify for Commonwealth semis

Go Back : Guardian : Sports Desk : 04.08.2022

All three of T&T's 200 metres men runners and the lone female 200 metres runner, qualified for the semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham Games in England this morning.

Mauricia Prieto was the first on the track running in Heat 5 of the Women's 200 metres event.

Running in Lane 5, she placed 4th in the event, but her time of 23.69 was enough to qualify as one of the non-automatic qualifiers.

Dwight St Hillaire ran in Lane 4 in Heat 1 of the Men's 200 metres and was second to Cameroon's Emmanuel Eseme.

St Hillaire clocked a time of 20.85 to qualify for the semis.

Next up was Jereem Richards in Heat 5 running in Lane 5, which he won comfortably in a time of 20.68.

Kyle Greaux rounded off T&Ts 200 metres performances with a 2nd place finish in Heat 6.

Running in Lane 6, he clocked a time of 21.01 to qualify automatically.

The semi finals take place tomorrow.

Meanwhile, Tyra Gittens jumped a height of 1.76 metres in Group A of the Women's High Jump to finish 7th, just outside the qualification spots for the next round.