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Watch: 3 Jamaicans Qualify for the Women’s 200m Semi-finals

Elaine Thompson, Veronica Campbell-Brown and Sherone Simpson have all qualified for the Women’s 200m semi-finals set for 7:35 am ET or 6:35 am Jamaica time on Thursday, Day 6 of the World Championships in Beijing, China. The three Jamaicans competed in the Heats on Wednesday to secure their spot in semi-finals.

Watch Elaine Thompson jog to win Heat 4 of the Women’s 200m in 22.78 seconds. She’s is the favorite for the gold medal.

Despite running out of her lane from 5 to lane 6 in Heat 5, Veronica Campbell-Brown clocked 22.79 to qualify for the semi-finals.

Sherone Simpson finished third in Heat 7 in a time of 22.52 seconds