Ahye advances to 100M semis at World Athletic Championship

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Ahye advances to 100M semis at World Athletic Championship

Michelle-Lee Ahye is set to compete in the third of three semi-final heats at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, USA on Sunday night.

This after TT’s star female athlete had a comfortable run in the heats on Saturday, getting to the finish line in second place with a time of 11.18 seconds.
American Aleia Hobbs won the race in 11.04.

Great Britain’s heat five winner, Dina Asher-Smith clocked 10.84 seconds to emerge as the fastest qualifier. Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, the defending champion, topped the second heat in 10.87.

Ahye’s semi-final run is carded to take place at 8.49 tonight (TT time), and she has already been drawn in lane eight.
Fraser-Pryce will run in lane four.
The top two finishers in each heat are assured of a lane in the 10.50pm final.

Asher-Smith will clash with American Twanisha Terry, Jamaican Shericka Jackson and St Lucia’s Julien Alfred in the opening semi, while Jamaica’s reigning Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah tackles Ivory Coast sprinter Marie-Josee Ta Lou, Switzerland’s Mujinga Kambundji and American Melissa Jefferson in the second heat.