EUGENE, Oregon (July 24) — Olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn and the Tokyo Games finalist Britany Anderson will clash in the semi-finals of the women’s 100m hurdles on Sunday (24) at the World Athletics Championships 2022, while world record holder Kendra Harrison will take on Tobi Amusan at Hayward Field.
After losing a pair of medal contenders in the heats on Saturday, the women’s 100m hurdlers will hope to navigate safely over the barriers today when they line up in three semi-finals. Read more: Day 10 – World Athletics Championships 2022 schedule, TV times and start lists on July 24
Camacho-Quinn, the Olympic champion in Tokyo last summer, will feature in the third semi-final and the Puerto Rican will take on Jamaican champion Anderson, who will be hoping to secure one of the top two spots to qualify automatically for the medal race.
The start list for semi-final three will also feature world and Olympic finalist Nadine Visser of The Netherlands and Canada’s Michelle Harrison.
Meanwhile, the semi-final one start list is blessed with talented sprint hurdlers, including two very strong gold medal contenders.
American world record holder Kendra Harrison and Nigerian star Tobi Amusan, who was the quickest qualifier from the heats after setting a personal best of 12.40 seconds on Saturday –are expected to be the top finishers in this section. Harrison owns the world record with 12.20 seconds and is the fastest this season with 12.34.
However, 2015 world champion Danielle Williams of Jamaica and Great Britain’s Cindy Sember are also in the heat and will push the top two contenders for automatic places.
USA’s Alia Armstrong headlines the athletes in the start list for the third semi-final and the LSU NCAA standout will go up against the Olympic bronze medalist Megan Tappa of Jamaica, Devynne Charlton from the Bahamas and Poland young star Pia Skrzyszowska.
100 METRES HURDLES WOMEN – SEMI-FINAL START LISTS
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|8||CRC||Andrea Carolina VARGAS||12.64||12.90|
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