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Shajar Abbas qualifies for Males’s 200m ultimate in Commonwealth Video games

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Karachi: Pakistan’s sprinter Shajar Abbas created historical past for Pakistan on Friday by qualifying for the ultimate of 200m race of Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham.

Shajar clocked 20.89 and completed third in semi-final-1 race. After being unable to qualify instantly from warmth consequence, Shajar’s qualification was relying on different athletes’ timing.

In accordance with guidelines, prime two gamers from every of three semi ultimate races together with two finest timers needed to qualify for the ultimate race.

In race-2, no athlete aside from the highest two positions may beat Shajar’s timing to maintain Pakistani athlete’s hopes alive. In race-3, Eswatini’s Sibusiso Matsenjwa completed third with 20.81 and Kenya’s Mike Mokamba Nyangau clocked 20.90 – 0.01 seconds behind Shajar Abbas.

By being in prime 8 finishers, Shajar certified for the ultimate of 200m race which is scheduled to be held on Saturday evening.

Shajar is barely Asian athlete within the ultimate of 200m.

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