Makwala will get a chance to yet to qualify for semi-finals 200 meters
Isaac Makwala will be Wednesday for the start of day six of the world CHAMPIONSHIP of athletics in his own 200-metre walk in an attempt to will still be able to qualify for the semi-finals of the 200 metres.
Makwala will to 19.40 pm Dutch time are 200 metres away, reports the international association of athletics IAAF. The program starts at 20.05.
The 30-year-old athlete from Botswana should run faster than with 20.53 seconds to qualify for the semi-finals, at 21: 55 hours start. If he is under that qualifying time, will he be added to the field for the semi-final battle; he will not take the place of an athlete who, through the series managed to place.
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.
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Time of placing
14:46 – 09 August 2017
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 14.00 if he is again free to move.
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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