CG2022 | Two of three Jamaicans make men's 400m final
Jamaica’s Anthony Cox and Nathon Allen are through to the final of the men’s 400 metres, while national champion Jevaughn Powell missed out on a spot after Friday's semi-finals at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.
Cox, who competed in the first semi-final, grabbed a non-automatic qualifying spot after finishing third in a time of 45.98 seconds. The race was won by Uganda’s Haron Adoli in a personal best of 45.80 seconds.
Powell, who went in semi-final two, finished third in a time of 46.40 seconds in a race that was won by Barbados’ Jonathan Jones in a time of 45.82 seconds.
Allen, competing in semi-final three, finished second in a time of 45.99 seconds behind England’s Matthew Hudson-Smith who heads into the final with the fastest time of 45.77 seconds.
The eight-man final will be contested by Jamaica’s Anthony Cox and Nathon Allen, Uganda’s Haron Adoli, Kenya’s Boniface Ontuga Mweresa, Australia’s Steven Solomon, Barbados’ Jones, Zambia’s Muzala Samukonga, and England’s Hudson-Smith.
The final is set for Sunday at 4:45 am Jamaica time.
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