Kiviasi, Mokamba, Ochieng and Ndoro all set for semis in Birmingham

Dan Kiviasi, Mike Mokamba and Hesbon Ochieng have sailed to the 200m semi-finals at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.

Kiviasi won in his heat timing 20.76 in heat seven ahead of Alexander Nasir Taib from Malaysia to second place in 21.19 as both claimed the automatic place in the semis.

Mokamba managed second position in 20.82 in heat three behind Briton Zharnel Hughes won the heat in 20.30 while Ochieng finished 5th after clocking 21.30.

At the same time, national champion Millicent Ndoro also qualified in women’s 200m semifinal after clocking 24.03 behind Christine Mboma of Namibia won the heat in 23.20 sec.

Ndoro will be the only runner in the race since a knee injury locked out the national 200m champion and record holder Maximilla Imali.

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