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#TokyoGoldRush | Dwyer into Men's 200m final

Published:Tuesday | August 3, 2021 | 8:53 AM
Jamaica's Rasheed Dwyer celebrates after winning his semi-final in the Men's 200m event at the Tokyo Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday.
Jamaica's Rasheed Dwyer celebrates after winning his semi-final in the Men's 200m event at the Tokyo Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday.

National champion Rasheed Dwyer booked his spot in the final of the Men's 200m at the Tokyo Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday.

Dwyer, running in heat one, clocked a season's best 20.13 seconds to finish second behind American youngster Erriyon Knighton (20.02s).

The other Americans Kenneth Bednarek (19.83s) and Noah Lyles (19.99s), Canadians Andre de Grasse (national record 19.73s) and Aaron Brown (season's best 19.99s), Liberia's Joseph Fahnbulleh (national record 19.99s) and Trinidad and Tobago's Jereem Richards (season's best 20.10s) take up the other lanes in Wednesday's final.

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