Fraser-Pryce and Stewart Through To 100m Final

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce will be seeking to reclaim her world 100m title when the final of the event gets under way at 12:50 this afternoon. Fraser-Pryce, running in semi-final three qualified with a time of 10.87 with her compatriot Kerron Stewart placing second in 10.97 to also make it through to the final. They will join the likes of America’s Carmelita Jeter and Ivory Coast’s Muriel Ahoure who both ran 10.95 in the semis.

Nigeria Blessings Okagbare (11.08) is also among the qualifiers for the women’s 100m final.

Jamaican Schillonie Calvert running in semi-final one ended fourth in 11.28 while Sheri-Ann Brooks in semi-final two was sixth in 11.40 but these times were not good enough to take them to the next round.


12:30 AM Women’s 100 Metres Hurdles Heptathlon
12:40 AM Men’s Discus Throw Qualification Group A
1:10 AM Men’s 3000 Metres Steeplechase – Heats
1:35 AM Women’s High Jump Heptathlon
2:05 AM Men’s Discus Throw Qualification Group B

2:05 AM Men’s 400 Metres Hurdles
Annsert Whyte (Heat 3)
Leford Green (Heat 4)
Isa Phillips (Heat 5)

2:50 AM Women’s 400 Metres Hurdles – Heats
Kaliese Spencer (Heat 1)
Nickiesha Wilson (Heat 2)
Ristananna Tracey (Heat 3)
Danielle Dowie (Heat 4)

9:45 AM Women’s Shot Put Heptathlon – Group A
10:00 AM Men’s Pole Vault – Final

10:05 AM Men’s 110 Metres Hurdles – Semi-Final
Hansle Parchment (Heat 1)
Andrew Riley (Heat 2)

10:35 AM Women’s 100 Metres – Semi-Final
Schillonie Calvert (Heat 1)
Sheri-Ann Brooks (Heat 2)
Kerron Stewart (Heat 3)
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (Heat 3)

11:05 AM Men’s 400 Metres – Semi-Final
Javon Francis (Heat 1)
Omar Johnson (Heat 2)
Javere Bell (Heat 3)

11:25 AM Women’s Shot Put – Final
11:30 AM Men’s Hammer Throw – Final
11:35 AM Women’s 200 Metres Heptathlon
*12:15 PM Women’s 400 Metres – Final
*12:30 PM Men’s 110 Metres Hurdles – Final
*12:50 PM Women’s 100 Metres – Final

*: Key final to watch

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