VCB shrugs off Jeter, advances to 200m final

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Veronica Campbell Brown shrugged of a challenge from Camelita Jeter taking first place in the 200m semi finals today.

VCB clocked 23.32 while Jeter finished in 23.39. France’s Myriam Soumare was third in 22.56.

A pleased Campbell-Brown spoke with reporters after the race, "I am happy. I think I executed a decent race. I'll remain confident and try to put it together. It will be an extremely good event. My intention is to stay focused and to run my heart out."

The Bahamas’ world junior champion Anthonique Strachan finished fourth in 22.62.

Rank Lane Athlete Reac. T Time
1 8 CAMPBELL-BROWN Veronica 0.173 22.32 Q SB
2 6 JETER Carmelita 0.181 22.39 Q
3 3 SOUMARE Myriam 0.14 22.56
4 5 RYEMYEN Mariya 0.187 22.62

5 4 STRACHAN Anthonique 0.175 22.82

6 2 LALOVA Ivet 0.146 22.98
7 7 ADEOYE Margaret 0.192 23.28

8 1 PETER Allison 0.204 23.35




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