Jamaica's Usain Bolt crosses the line to win Gold in the Men's 200m Final on day eight of the 2013 IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. Former Dartford schoolboy, Adam Gemili was 5th.
British sprinter Adam Gemili has come fifth in the final of the 200m in the Athletics World Championships in Moscow.
Adam Gemili is going for World Championship glory tonight, just 18 months after swapping football for a career in sprinting. Only 19, the former Dagenham and Redridge defender will line up in the 200 metres final next to world record holder Usain Bolt in Moscow.
Gemili goes into the race fresh from a remarkable day in which he became only the second Briton ever to break the 20-second barrier.
Having headed to Russia with a personal best of 20.30 secs, he lowered that to 20.17s before producing a 19.98s semi-final sprint - a time quicker than that managed by Bolt yesterday.
A diver from Berkshire has qualified to take part in Tuesday's mens' three metre springboard semi-final.
Chris Mears from Burghfield near Reading, finished in 18th place on Monday night with a score of 436.05. He is a member of the Southampton Diving Academy.
All three of Britain's women's 1,500m runners advanced to the semi-finals today.
World Championship silver medallist Hannah England, from Oxford, always looked well placed in her heat.
England, whose build-up has been hampered by a spiked Achilles tendon, came home fifth in 4:05.73.
Months after being diagnosed with potentially fatal blood clots on her lungs and told to give up on the Olympics, Lisa Dobriskey , from Ashford, showed she was getting back to her best by winning a slow heat in 4:13.32.
Laura Weightman, who is trained by former world record holder Steve Cram, finished sixth in the third heat in 4:07.29
The USA Olympic BMX team took some time to practice in Kent at the weekend, visiting the Cyclopark in Gravesend.
The pre-Olympic taster session featured the four-man team that will be facing Team GB over the next few days.
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Lisa Dobriskey, from Ashford, has also made it into the 1,500 semi-finals, where she'll meet Hannah England from Oxford. She finished strongly in heat two and won in the last few feet.
Oxford's Hannah England is through to the final of the Olympic 1500m semi-final. She came fifth in the first heat, with two heats left to come. Lisa Dobriskey, from Ashford will run next...
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