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Felix defends women's 200 title

Felix defends women's 200 title

Allyson Felix defended her title in the women's 200 meters and prevented Veronica Campbell from getting a sprint double at the track and field world championships on Friday.
Felix, who skipped the 100 to concentrate on the 200, won in 21.81 seconds, the American coming off the bend in good shape and taking the lead from Campbell halfway down the straightaway.
Jamaica's Campbell, who won the 100 here, got silver in 22.34 and Susanthika Jayasinghe of Sri Lanka won bronze in 22.63.
Americans filled fourth and fifth places with Torri Edwards in 22.65 and Sanya Richards in 22.70.


Updated : 2021-01-17 05:23 GMT+08:00