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Banuve drops out in 200m semi-final

Rashneel Kumar
Saturday, August 02, 2014

PACIFIC sprint king Banuve Tabakaucoro was disqualified from the men's 200 metres semi-final at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland early yesterday.

The champion sprinter qualified for the semis after clocking 21.04 seconds to finish second in the opening heats.

He was among the 24 best sprinters which made it to the next round of the competition.

The Jamaicans made a clean sweep in the event winning the gold, silver and bronze medals.

Rasheed Dwyer clocked the fastest time of 20.14s followed by Warren Weir 20.26s and Jason Livermore on 20.32s.

Javelin thrower Leslie Copeland and men's triple jump specialist Eugene Vollmer were to compete last night in their respective disciplines.

Meanwhile, as of last night, England led with 44 gold, 40 silver and 39 bronze medals followed by Australia with 36 gold, 36 silver and 41 bronze medals.

Canada was on third place with 27 gold, 13 silver and 25 bronze medals.

Fiji is on 31st place with a bronze medal won by weightlifter Apolonia Vaivai in the women's 75 kilogram event.








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