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Olympics - African Focus - Day 12
See you in the final
Jamaican Usain Bolt hardly had to break sweat as he coasted into the men's 200m final. Behind him came the 20-year-old Anaso Jobodwana of South Africa, taking the second automatic qualifying place for Thursday's final.
South African sprinter Anaso Jobodwana produced a fantastic performance in the 200m semifinals, finishing second behind world record holder Usain Bolt of Jamaica, with a personal best of 20.27.
Aries Merritt of the United States celebrates with Lehann Fourie of South Africa after winning gold in the men's 110m Hurdles final at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday. Fourie, a surprise finalist, finished in seventh place.
Jeff Porter of the United States, Dayron Robles of Cuba and Lehann Fourie of South Africa compete in the men's 110m Hurdles semifinals at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday. Robles and Fourie qualified for the final.
Andrew Turner of Great Britain and Selim Nurudeen of Nigeria compete in the men's 110m Hurdles semifinals at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday.
South African athlete Caster Semenya made a solid start to her Olympic Games campaign at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday when she qualified for the semifinals of the women's 800m.
Olympic champion Pamela Jelimo from Kenya recorded the second fastest time in the heats of the 800m at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday.
Amy Sene of Senegal competes in the women's Hammer Throw qualifications on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday.
Kathleen Taylor of South Africa challenges for the ball during the women's Hockey classification match against Japan at the Riverbank Arena on Wednesday. Japan won the closely-contested 9th/10th playoff classification fixture 2-1.
South African decathlete Willem Coertzen finished in 11th place with a score of 4142 at the close of the first day of the competition. Coertzen equalled his best height in the high jump, with a leap of 2.05m and went on to record a personal best in the 400m of 48.56 in the last event of the day.
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