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

Published:Wednesday | July 20, 2016 | 2:08 PM
Raheem Chambers competing at Champs. Chambers in the boys' 100 metres final today.

Raymond  Graham, Gleaner Writer

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.