Tokyo 2020: Ta Lou equals African Women’s 100m Record
The Ivorian sensation athlete Marie Ta Lou equals the African record in the 100m dash today in Tokyo. Marie-Josee Ta Lou runs an impressive 10.78 in the preliminary round of the Tokyo Olympic Games. Marie-Josse’s time of 10.78 is also the fastest Olympic 100m heat in the history of the Olympic Games. She has now equaled Murielle Ahoure’s records set back on 11 June 2016.
She has now qualified for the next round of the Tokyo Olympic Games and will be competing again in the next few days. Marie is going to this race as a medalist contender. This time on the 100m podium we will get an African gold medalist in the Olympics. Ta Lou equals African women’s 100m record.
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In the women’s heat, six of them run sub-11 seconds
Marie-Josse Ta Lou from Cote D’Ivoire 10.78 seconds which equals the African record
Elaine Thompson from Jamaica run 10.82 seconds
Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce also from Jamaica run 10.84 seconds
Ajla Del Pinto from Switzerland run 10.91 seconds which is a new national record
Mujinga Kambundji also from Switzerland run 10.95 seconds
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Daryll Saskia Neita from Great Britain also run 10.96 seconds
We are hoping for a new world record in these games and the starting of the Tokyo Olympic Games detects the rhythm. Tokyo Olympic Games is the most awaited event and has a lot of controversies due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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