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Kenia Sinclair Finishes 7th In Women’s 800M Finals In Daegu

Jamaican middle distance runner, Kenia Sinclair, fought hard to stay competitive in the women’s 800 metres final at the World Championships in Daegu, South Korea, earlier today, but was unable to hold off her challengers, and managed a seventh place finish with a time of 1:58.66. Full details of the race can be seen below.

1 6 782 Mariya Savinova RUS 1:55.87 (WL)
2 5 740 Caster Semenya RSA 1:56.35 (SB)
3 1 569 Janeth Jepkosgei Busienei KEN 1:57.42 (SB)
4 7 955 Alysia Johnson Montano USA 1:57.48 (SB)
5 4 767 Ekaterina Kostetskaya RUS 1:57.82
6 2 984 Maggie Vessey USA 1:58.50 (SB)
7 8 523 Kenia Sinclair JAM 1:58.66
8 3 781 Yuliya Rusanova RUS 1:59.74



Posted: September 4th, 2011 | Filed under: Daegu-2011 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Kenia Sinclair Qualifies For Women’s 800M World Champs Finals

Jamaica’sKenia Sinclair came third in her women’s 800 metre semi-final heat with a time of 1:58.93, and qualified for the finals of her event. South African Caster Semenya won Sinclair’s heat, coming from the back to win quite easily in the end. Details from the heat featured below.

Heat 3

1 4 740 Caster Semenya RSA 1:58.07 Q (SB)
2 3 767 Ekaterina Kostetskaya RUS 1:58.64 Q
3 5 523 Kenia Sinclair JAM 1:58.93 q
4 1 351 Fantu Magiso ETH 1:59.17 (NR)
5 6 974 Alice Schmidt USA 2:01.16
6 2 580 Cherono Koech KEN 2:01.48
7 7 398 Marilyn Okoro GBR 2:01.54
8 8 885 Yuliya Krevsun UKR 2:05.37



Posted: September 2nd, 2011 | Filed under: Daegu-2011 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Kenia Sinclair Into Semi-Finals Of Women’s 800M At World Championships

Kenia Sinclair won her 800M heat in a time of 2:01.66 to qualify for tomorrow’s semi-finals of the women’s 800 metre event at the 2011 World Championships in Daegu, South Korea. Complete details of her heat below.

Heat 2

Position Lane Bib Athlete Country Mark
1 4 523 Kenia Sinclair JAM 2:01.66 Q
2 8 643 Halima Hachlaf MAR 2:01.80 Q
3 3 885 Yuliya Krevsun UKR 2:01.88 Q
4 2 144 Maryna Arzamasava BLR 2:01.97 Q
5 7 351 Fantu Magiso ETH 2:02.58 q
6 5 856 Merve Aydin TUR 2:04.88
7 6 597 Yeon-jung Huh KOR 2:08.05
8 1 306 Zourah Ali DJI 2:36.36 (PB)



Posted: September 1st, 2011 | Filed under: Daegu-2011 | Tags: , , , | No Comments »