Antigua and Barbuda’s Joella Lloyd is through to the next round of the preliminary stages of the women’s 100 meters at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The athlete, who has a personal best of 11.19 in the 100 meters, posted a time of 11.55 seconds to dominate her heat with her closest competitor Asimenye Simwaka of Malawi finishing second in 11.76 seconds.
Alvin Tehupeiory was the third qualifier with a time of 11.89 second.
The results means that Lloyd will run in the second round of the preliminaries later tonight for a chance to enter into the main draw of the women’s 100 meters.
Also, St. Kitts and Nevis’ Amya Clarke qualified from heat one when she finished third with a time of 11.67.