Makwala place via the individual race is still for the semi-finals 200 meters

Makwala place via the individual race is still for the semi-finals 200 meters

Isaac Makwala has Wednesday night at the world CHAMPIONSHIP of athletics in London is still placed for the semi-finals of the 200 metres.

The 30-year-old athlete from Botswana, who previously because of a contagious virus was excluded from participating in the series, in case of association of athletics IAAF to compensate an individual 200 metres and recorded a time of 20,20.

Makwala had 20,53, or run faster in the Olympic Stadium to qualify for the semi-finals. His time was just enough for a place in the semi-final battle, that Wednesday evening at 21: 55 hours start.

Makwala ran on 14 July in Madrid with a time of 19,77, which he seizoensranglijst on the 200 meter raised. Wayde van Niekerk is second with 19,84.

Makwala running series in 200 metres solo


In the first instance excluded from participation Isaac Makwala takes his gram in his individual race in the 200 metres.



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Makwala if Monday of the IAAF to participate in the series of the 200 metres, because he was in his hotel a contagious virus had been damaged.

The soap around Makwala achieved Tuesday a peak when the medaillekandidaat at the stadium in London was denied and, therefore, should not start in the final of the 400 metres, which eventually was won by Van Niekerk.


According to the IAAF was the African on Monday examined in the warm-upbaan next to the Olympic Stadium.When it turned out that he has a contagious virus, he was for 48 hours in quarantine. From Wednesday afternoon 15.00 hours, he was allowed to again move freely.

Makwala then underwent a new medical examination, after which he is fit, is declared to Wednesday night racing. Makwala was very angry that he was not allowed to start in the 400 metres final. According to him, he was never investigated.

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