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Simwaka qualifies for AAC semifinals

Female athlete Asimenye Simwaka has qualified for the semifinals in the
100 metres race at the ongoing African Senior Athletics Championship in Cameroon after finishing third.

Simwaka clocked 11:51seconds, breaking her previous record of 11:55 seconds.

The short distance runner came third behind Ivorian Marie Smit and Nigerian Rosemary Chukwuma, who were first and second respectively.

Simwaka is expected to compete for a place in the final slot this afternoon.

The continental competetion acts as the 2024 Paris Olympic qualifiers to be hosted in France from 26th next month.

By Amin Mussa

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