Young makes it through to Olympics 200-m semis


August 7, 2012 - 12:00 AM

LONDON — Former Allen Community College All-American Isiah Young qualified for the men’s 200-meter semifinals at the London Olympic Games. Young ran in this morning’s qualifying heat races in London.

Young finished third in his heat, which was won by Jamaica’s Usain Bolt in 20.39 seconds. Young ran his qualifying race in 20.55 seconds.

All three American sprinters advanced to the semifinal round of the 200 meters. Wallace Spearmon posted a 20.47 time in his heat race while Maurice Mitchell qualified in 20.54 seconds.

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