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Williams, Jones in finals at World Athletics Championships

July 21st, 2022
Source: @Olympicbb

Barbados has two finalists at the ongoing World Athletics Championships.

Top Barbados female quarter-miler Sada Williams is into the final of the Women’s 400 metres at the championship in Eugene, Oregon.

Last night in the semifinals, Williams was second in Heat 3 to be an automatic qualifier and the fourth fastest overall, clocking 50.12 seconds.

The winner was Marileidy Pauline of the Dominican Replublic in 49.98.

The Women’s final is set for Friday at 10:15 p.m.

Meanwhile, top Bajan male 400 runner Jonathan Jones, is also through in the Men’s equivalent.

Jones was third in Heat 3, clocking 44.78 to be the sixth-fastest going into the final.

He was also the fastest of the two non-automatic qualifiers.

Winning that semifinal was Champion Allison of the United States in 44.71.

The Men’s 400 final is also Friday, at 10:35 p.m.

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