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VCB, Fraser-Pryce cruise into 200m final
2012-08-07 15:10:19 | (0 Comments)
Jamaican sprinters Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Veronica Campbell Brown have qualified for the women’s 200-metre final at the London 2012 Olympics.
Veronica Campbell Brown - Ricardo Makyn/Staff Photographer
The finals will be held tomorrow at 3 p.m (Jamaica time)
Fraser-Pryce, who is trying to win the sprint double, clocked 22.34 for second place behind American Sanya Richard-Ross in semi-final three.
Richards-Ross clocked 22.30, the fastest qualifying time.
Olympic champion Campbell-Brown clocked a season-best 22.32 for a fighting victory over American Carmelita Jeter in semi-final one.
The other Jamaican, Sherone Simpson did not qualify.
Simpson clocked 22.71 for sixth place in the second semi-final.
American Allyson Felix eased to victory in 22.31.
Source: The Gleaner/Power 106 News
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