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Watch 3 Jamaicans Advance to 100m Hurdles Semi-finals

Three Jamaicans secured their place in the Women’s 100 Meters Hurdles semi-finals scheduled for 7: 25 a.m. ET on Friday. On Thursday, sisters Danielle Williams  and Shermaine Williams finished first and second in their respective heats. The third Jamaican hurdler, Kimberly Laing, finished sixth but qualified for the semi-final as one of the fastest losers.

Watch Danielle Williams, National Champion (12.69.), dominate Heat 1 in 12.77 seconds:

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Danielle’s older sister, Shermaine Williams, clocked 12.78 to finish second behind America’s Brianna Rollins (12.67 ) in Heat 4.

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Kimberly Laing ran a strong race in Heat 3 and managed qualify for the semi-finals as one of the fastest losers. Laing finished sixth in 13.10 seconds behind America’s National Champion Dawn Harper-Nelson (12.79), winner of the heat.