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Watch: Elaine Thompson Wins 100m Heat, Advances To World Champs Semifinal

Watch: Elaine Thompson Wins 100m Heat, Advances To World Champs Semifinal

Elaine Thompson eases through her 100m heat, winning in 11.14 ahead of Kelly-Ann Baptiste on Day 2 the 2019 World Championships in Doha, Qatar.

Thompson, the 2016 Olympic champion, wasn’t particularly sharp out of the blocks but showed the best pick up speed, edging ahead through the middle section and shutting it down as the line approached.

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The third auto advancer from that one is Morolake Akinosun, an unflustered looking runner, who recorded a solid 11.23.

Results: Women’s 100m Heat 3

Watch: Elaine Thompson Wins 100m Heat, Advances To World Champs Semifinal