Athletics

Oh so close! Horn fails to advance to 60m final

Carina Horn (Gallo Images)
Carina Horn (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - South Africa's Carina Horn failed to progress to the women's 60m final at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham on Friday.

Running in the third semi-final, Horn crossed the finish line in third place as Mujinga Kambundji of Switzerland stopped the clock in 7.10 seconds and Carolle Zahi of France finishing second.

The 28-year-old, who finished in 7.18 seconds, missed qualification for the final by 0.01 seconds behind Zahi (7.17 seconds).

Finals schedule for the IAAF World Indoor Championships which gets under way in Birmingham, England (all times SA time):

Friday, March 2

Men's long jump (21:35) - Luvo Manyonga, Ruswahl Samaai, Khotso Mokoena

Women's shot put (22:10)

Women's pentathlon 800m (22:17)

Women's 60m (23:38) - Carina Horn

Saturday, March 3

Women's triple jump (13:00)

Men's shot put (13:00)

Women's pole vault (20:00)

Men's triple jump (21:08)

Men's 800m (21:35)

Men's heptathlon 1 000m (21:50)

Women's 400m (22:05)

Men's 400m (22:20)

Women's 1 500m (22:39)

Women's 60m hurdles (22:55)

Men's 60m (23:09)

Sunday, March 4

Men's pole vault (17:00)

Women's long jump (17:27)

Men's 3 000m (17:35)

Women's 800m (17:58)

Men's 1 500m (18:12)

Women's 4x400m relay (18:30)

Men's 60m hurdles (19:00) - Antonio Alkana

Men's 4x400m relay (19:25)

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