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#TokyoGoldRush | Thompson, Anderson, Tapper all through in Women's 100m hurdles

Published:Friday | July 30, 2021 | 10:22 PM
Jamaica’s Megan Tapper competes in the Women's 100m hurdles event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games held in Tokyo, Japan at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium on Saturday (Japan time).
Jamaica’s Megan Tapper competes in the Women's 100m hurdles event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games held in Tokyo, Japan at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium on Saturday (Japan time).

All of Jamaica's sprint hurdlers are through to the semi-finals in the Women's 100m hurdles event at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

Yanique Thompson finished second in her heat in 12.74 seconds, behind Nigeria's Toni Amusan who won in 12.72s.

Britany Anderson clocked 12.67s to win ahead of the USA's Christina Clemons, who was timed at 12.91s.

Megan Tapper took second in her heat in 12.53s, behind medal favourite Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico, who clocked 12.41s.

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