Yancarlos Martínez fails to advance to the end of the 200 meter dash


0
Yancarlos Martínez fails to advance to the end of the 200 meter dash

The Dominican rider arrived in fourth place in his group, doing a time that was not enough to reach a qualifying position for the last stage of the competition.

The Olympic sprinter’s dream Yancarlos Martinez it has come to an end, despite excellent effort on his part during the semifinal race. The Dominican was located in fourth place with a time of 20.24 seconds, behind the three classified at the end, Aaron Brown (Canada), Joseph Fahnbulleh (Liberia) and Noah lyles (United States), who made a time of 19.99 seconds (all three).

The time of Martinez during the semifinal race it was slightly higher than the one achieved during the preliminaries (20.17), which would not have been enough to aspire to a place in the final. However, that time is a national record for the Dominican Republic and the best of the young sprinter’s career.

With this result, Martinez closes what has been a successful Olympic cycle for him, recalling that he was one of the last Dominican athletes to qualify for Tokyo 2020. It is important to remember that the Dominican reached his position in the Olympics at the end of June, in the last qualifying event held for his discipline. On that occasion he had a time of 20.21 seconds, which was enough to stay with the first place of the Castellón Meeting.

The elimination of Martinez it is a blow to the Olympic medal aspirations that the Dominican Republic, which had high expectations for the runner, who sought to become the fourth medalist for the Caribbean country in the edition of Tokyo 2020. However, it remains the most successful in terms of number of medals achieved with three so far.


What's Your Reaction?

hate hate
0
hate
confused confused
0
confused
fail fail
0
fail
fun fun
0
fun
geeky geeky
0
geeky
love love
0
love
lol lol
0
lol
omg omg
0
omg
win win
0
win