• Allyson Felix Qualifies for 200m Final at U.S. Olympic Trials

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One of the most decorated Olympic athletes in history, Allyson Felix, qualified for the 200m finals on the 5th day at the 2021 U.S. Olympic trials on Friday in Eugene, Oregon.

The 35-year-old Felix took second place with the third-fastest time of 22.20s in heat 2 of the women's 200m semi-finals to qualify her for the final on Saturday. Jenna Prandini won her heat with 21.99 seconds.

The fastest woman in the women's 200m semis was Gabby Thomas who dominated the heat 1 with 21.94 seconds.

Five days ago Allyson Felix made the U.S Olympic team in the 400m.

In the men's 200m prelims the 17-year-old Erriyon Knighton bettered his World U18 record clocking the fastest in the first round of 20.04 seconds. Knighton finished ahead of the reigning World champion Noah Lyles in his heat.

In the men's 3000m steeplechase final on Friday, Hillary Bor took the victory in 8:21.34, Benard Keter and Mason Ferlic took the 2nd and 3rd place respectively and book their tickets to Tokyo Olympics.

 In the men's discus throw final, Mason Finley, Reggie Jagers, and Sam Mattis took the top three places to make the U.S. Olympic team for Tokyo.

See the complete U.S. Olympic trials results.

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