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Bolt leads 200m qualifiers in Daegu

DAEGU (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt returned to business at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea after his disappointments in the 100m where he was disqualified final.

The Jamaican world’s fastest man clocked a coasting 20.30 seconds from lane 8 to win his heat of the 200m with the fastest time of the morning and he and certainly looked sharp once again.

Also going through from the first round was American Walter Dix, who easily won his heat in 20.42secs, taking Amr Ibrahim Mostafa Seoud (20.44) of Egypt and St Kitts and Nevis’ Kim Collins (20.52), with him.

Jaysuma Saidy Ndure of Norway took heat three in 20.65, while French champion Christophe Lemaitre won his heat with 20.51.

Nickel Ashmeade of Jamaica looked easy when winning heat five in 20.47, with Alonso Edward (20.55) and Rondel Sorrillo (20.68) also winning their heats.

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Racquel Smith joined World-Track and Field Website in 2008 as a contributor for the Beijing Olympic Games and she has grown with us ever since. Despite being a mother of two, Racquel has been one of our main go-to writers from Caribbean meetings.

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  1. johnny blaze

    February 18, 2012 at 8:47 am

    Bolt will win this Final, right now i dont see anybody beating Bolt in this event, if every runner have a good race Bolt is unbeatable in the 200 meters and you can make up a second in this race and he is the best at it.

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