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Schippers fourth in 200 meters at Diamond League in Eugene

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Schippers fourth in 200 meters at Diamond League in Eugene

Dafne Schippers is on Saturday surprisingly failed to make me in the absolute top in the 200 metres at the Diamond League in Eugene. The Utrecht finished fourth on her favorite distance.

The 24-year-old Skippers came in a time of 22,30 over the finish line. Her competitor Elaine Thompson from Jamaica, olympic champion in the 200 meters, was third in 21,98.

The American Tori Bowie picked up the win (21,77) and Shaunae Miller, standing on behalf of the Bahamas, was faster than Schippers: 21,91.

At the beginning of this month came Skippers in the Diamond League race in Doha, not to profit. Then she was second behind Thompson in 22,45.

At the Olympic Games last year in Rio de Janeiro had to Schippers in the 200m also several recognise in Thompson. Last year, she assured himself of the overall victory in the Diamond League.

Schippers opened her outdoor season there last month in California, where they in the 200 meters with a time of 22,29 down. On 11 June, she participated in the FBK Games in Hengelo.

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