Tokyo silver medalist Fred Carey produced a world-leading 9.83 seconds in the men’s 100m heats at the US Championships on Thursday, but suffered a setback in the women’s preliminary round when fan-favorite Shakari Richardson failed to advance. .
World champion Christian Coleman, who returned to action in January after serving an 18-month suspension for violating anti-doping whereabouts rules, won his heat in 10.08, while Trayvon Bromell won his title in 10.10.
“I feel pretty decent. I think there’s definitely a lot that I can still continue to build on,” Coleman said. So excited to try to put this together.”
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The top three finishers in Eugene, who meet certain qualifying standards, and the global title-holders advance to the first World Championships to be held in the United States on the same track starting on 15 July.
Tokyo relay silver medalist Elia Hobbs posted the fastest time in the women’s heats (10.88), but Richardson, whose Olympic dreams were ended by a suspension for a positive cannabis test, got off to a rough start and started her career. Finished fifth in the heat. 11.31.
A late surge propelled 800m world champion Donavan Brazier to victory in his heat in a time of 1:46.49, his best performance of the season.
Two-time world bronze medalist Aji Wilson posted the fastest time in the women’s heat with a time of 2:00.37, while 20-year-old Tokyo gold medalist Ething Mu and bronze medalist Ravin Rogers also advanced.
In the women’s 400m hurdles, world record holder and Tokyo gold medalist Sydney McLaughlin led all the way to win her heat in 54.11, with defending world champion Delilah Muhammad ruled out due to injury.
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