Usain Bolt and Nickel Ashmeade have qualified for the Men’s 200m Final set for Thursday, August 27 at 8:55 am ET / 7:55 Jamaica time. However, Julian Forte and Warren Weir were not fast enough to advance to the final on Day 5 of the World Championships in Beijing, China.
Watch an impressive Usain Bolt jog to win Semi-final #3 in 19.95 seconds.
Olympic bronze medalist Warren Weir finished seventh in 20.43 behind teammate Nickel Ashmeade in Semi-final #1 of the Men’s 200m. Ashmeade finished second in 20.19 behind Britain’s Zharnel Hughes (20.14). Watch video below.
Julian Forte IAAF World Championships debut came to an end after he finished last in semi-final #2. Forte clocked 20.57 behind winner Justin Gatlin (19.87).