Palframan into 200m semis, Nel misses out

Wenda Nel (Gallo Images)
Wenda Nel (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Justin Palframan is through to the semi-finals of the women's 200m at the IAAF World Championship after finishing fourth in her heat in a time of 23.35.

Although she did not qualify automatically, her time was quick enough to seal a semi-final berth.

Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands posted the fast time in the heats, stopping the clock in 22.63.

The semi-finals of the women's 200m take place on Thursday at 22.05.

In the women's 400m hurdles, Wenda Nel could not secure an automatic qualification in her heat where she finished third in a time of 55.70.

Unfortunately, her time was not quick enough secure one of the two other qualifying slots.


loading... Live
England 204
West Indies 57/1 (19.3 ov)
Voting Booth
What is your favourite sport to watch on TV?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Rugby
46% - 3813 votes
Cricket
11% - 914 votes
Football
18% - 1466 votes
Athletics
2% - 162 votes
Boxing
1% - 68 votes
Cycling
2% - 173 votes
Golf
5% - 416 votes
Motorsport
8% - 631 votes
Tennis
3% - 260 votes
Water sports
1% - 64 votes
American sports
1% - 62 votes
MMA / WWE / UFC
3% - 217 votes
Vote