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Veronica Campbell-Brown OUT of 200m semi-final at Rio Olympics

Veronica Campbell-Brown missed out on the Women’s 200m semi-final at Rio Olympics, her fifth Olympic Games.

Campbell-Brown inadvertently ran from her lane 6 to lane 7 and finished third in 22.97. She will not progress to the semi-final as she needed to run 22.94 to qualify as one of the fastest losers.

Winner Edidiong Ofonime Odiong of Bahrain clocked 22.74. Semoy Hackett of Trinidad & Tobago finished second in 22.78.

Compatriots Simone Facey and Elaine Thompson have qualified for the Women’s 200m semi-final set for Tuesday, August 16 at 8pm JA time/ 9pm ET