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Chambers through to boys' 100m finals at World Under-20 Championships

Published:Wednesday | July 20, 2016 | 7:08 PM
Raheem Chambers competing at Champs. Chambers in the boys' 100 metres final today.

Raymond  Graham, Gleaner Writer

BYDGOSZCZ, Poland:
Jamaica will only have one representative in the boys' 100 metres final scheduled for 2:35 p.m. Jamaica time, following semi-finals action in Bydgoszcz
, Poland, at the World Under-20 Championships.

Raheem Chambers, who finished third in semi-final one in 10.36 seconds, qualified as the  fastest loser.

Jhevaughn  Matherson, the other Jamaican, failed to advance after finishing  fourth in his semi-final three in 10.40 seconds to end with the 10th fastest time overall.

South Africa's Tiotlisa Leotleela, who won semi-final three, was the fastest qualifier with 10.20 seconds, just ahead of the United States' Noah Lyles, who won semi-final two in 10.22 seconds.

Filippo Tortuga of Italy was the winner of semi-final one in 10.26 seconds.