Women's Sports: Dina Asher-Smith qualifies for 100 metres final in Doha

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17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 - Day Three

Dina Asher-Smith cruised into the women’s 100 metres final at the World Championships in Doha on Sunday evening.

The 23-year-old won her heat in a season’s best of 10.87 seconds.

Asher-Smith is aiming for a treble at this event as she also runs in the 200m and 4x100m.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2019 – Day Three – Khalifa International Stadium

Favourite Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce dominated her semi-final to win in 10.81s.

The Jamaican, a double Olympic and three-time world champion, is expected to secure gold later on Sunday evening.

She is racing in her first major championships for two years, having given birth in 2017.

Adam Gemili earlier also clocked a season’s best to reach the men’s 200m semi-finals.

He ran 20.06 seconds to beat defending champion Ramil Guliyev, who came second.

Zharnel Hughes then came second in his heat in 20.24 seconds to reach the next stage.

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