Mario Burke and Raheem Chambers advanced to the men’s 100m final at tonight’s (July 20) IAAF World Under-20 Championships inside the Zawisza Stadium in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Barbados’ Burke booked his spot with 10.34 for second place in semi-final one, behind Italy’s Fifippo Tortu, 10.26.
Jamaica’s Raheem Chambers, who was third in the same semi-final heat, got in as one of the fastest losers with 10.36.
Jhevaughn Matherson, Jamaica’s other entrant, failed to make it with 10.40 for fourth in semi-final 3, won by Tlotliso Leotlela (RSA) in 10.20, the fastest time going into the final.
Jaquone Hoyte, also of Barbados with 10.73, finished at the back of the field in semi-final 2, won by American Noah Lyles, 10.22.
The final is set for 3:35pm (EST) or 2:35pm (JA time).