BIRMINGHAM – Pakistani sprinter Shajar Abbas has rekindled hopes for profitable one other medal for the nation as he has certified for the ultimate of 200 meter race competitors on the Commonwealth Video games (CWG) 2022 in Birmingham.
Moreover turning into the primary Asian to achieve the ultimate 200-m dash in ongoing mega sports activities occasions, he’s the primary Pakistani athlete ever to qualify for the ultimate spherical.
Shajar clocked 20.89 and completed third in first spherical of semi-final race. After being unable to immediately attain closing from warmth outcome, Shajar’s qualification was relying on the timing of different sprinters.
Based on sport guidelines, high two gamers from every of three semi-final rounds together with two finest timers needed to qualify for the ultimate dash.
In second spherical, no athlete aside from the highest two positions may beat Shajar’s timing and in third race Eswatini’s Sibusiso Matsenjwa clocked 20.81 and Kenya’s Mike Mokamba Nyangau completed at 20.90 – 0.01 seconds behind Shajar Abbas.
By being in high eight finishers, Shajar reached the ultimate of 200m race which is scheduled to be held tonight.