Sierra Leone’s sprint trio, Ismail Dudu Kamara, Bockarie Sesay and Dolly Mustapha on Wednesday were unable to make it to the 200m finals at the ongoing Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.
After missing a place in the 100m finals on Tuesday, Ismail Dudu Kamara again failed to get past the semi-finals in the 200m Heat 3 finishing fifth place with 21.70sec. Guyana 2012 Summer Olympic flag bearer Winston George topped the heat with 21.11sec followed by Turkish Izzet Safer in second with 21.17sec
Meanwhile, Bockarie Sesay who also made it to the semi-finals after finishing third in Round 1 Heat 5 with 23.45sec was disqualified in Heat 2 of the semi-finals after breaching the International Association of Athletic Federation lane violation rule.
In the female category, young Dolly Mustapha finished top of her Heat 2 Round one with an outstanding display to record a PB of 24.61sec in of the 200m. However, despite reducing her time in the semi-finals to 24.58sec Mustapha was unable to reach the finals as she finished in sixth place in the semi-final Heat
By: Sahr Morris Jr.