Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Elaine Thompson-Herah and Shericka Jackson have all secured easy passage to Sunday’s 200m final at the Jamaica Trials in Kingston.
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Thompson-Herah, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games sprint double champion, booked her spot in 22.68 from semi-final 1/3. Ashanti Moore took the other automatic spot with 23.21, the same time as Jodean Williams.
Jackson was up next in semi-final 2, and she shut it down from about 50 metres out. She cruised across the line in 2.85 ahead of Natalliah Whyte, 23.05.
Fraser-Pryce, however, recorded the night’s fastest time of 22.54. She, too, was very easy.
1 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce 34 Elite Perfor M 22.54Q 0.9 3
2 Elaine Thompson-Herah 28 New Era Track Club M 22.68Q 0.8 1
3 Shericka Jackson 27 Mvp Track & 22.85Q 1.3 2
4 Natalliah Whyte 25 TumbleWeed T 23.05Q 1.3 2
5 Ashanti Moore 22 Adidas 23.21Q 0.8 1
6 Kevona Davis 20 Uni. of Texas 23.33Q 0.9 3
7 Jodean Williams 29 Racers Track 23.21q 0.8 1
8 Dominique Clarke 20 Unattached 23.29q 0.8 1
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