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Jonielle Smith said she “felt good” in her first outing at a major championship.

She quickly progressed to the semi-finals of the women’s 100m at the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 on Saturday (28 Sept).

“It felt good,” she said after running 11.20 for third in heat 3, won by Great Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith in 10.96s.

“I was honestly nervous but glad I was able to go out there and made it to the semi-finals comfortably,” she added.

Now Smith is “just hoping to do my best moving forward.”

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By Anthony Foster

Is a two-time Jamaica sports journalist of the year (2004 and 2005) and world-renowned journalist. One of his award-winning articles was on Usain Bolt, 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion and sprint double record holder, was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony has covered Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016; Six (6) IAAF World Athletics Championships between 2007 and 2019 and several other international sporting events, including the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his favourite football team, Argentina vs the USA in 2004.

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