Olympics: Nakaayi & Nanyondo both qualify for semifinals of 800m

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Olympics: Nakaayi & Nanyondo both qualify for semifinals of 800m. Whisper Eye News

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  • Jamaica’s Natoya Goule easily won Heat 2 in 1:59.83, while Benin’s Noelie Yarigo and Norway’s Hedda Hynne finished second and third in 2:00.11 and 2:00.76 to make the semis.
  • Winnie Nanyondo has advanced to the semifinals.
  • She has finished 2nd in the Women’s 800m (Heat 1) at the Olympics, posting a time of 2 minutes 02.02 seconds.
  • Uganda’s World champion Halimah Nakaayi sneaked through as one of the automatic qualifiers after finishing fourth.


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