Felix wins 200m semi in 22.31, Simpson fifth
KINGSTON, Jamaica — American Allyson Felix won Heat 2 of the women’s 200m semi final today, thrashing a field which included Sherone Simpson, who finished a distant sixth.
"It was good. I just wanted to run a good 120 (metres) and then see how I feel. I feel good and excited. I've spent a long time waiting for this moment, I just wanna execute, that's what it's all about.," Felix said.
"I just want to put one race together at a time," she added.
Felix cruised to 22.31 to beat Murielle Ahoure of Ivory Coast (22.49) into second.
Trinidad and Tobago’s Semoy Hackett was third in 22.55.
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