By Grace Kalac – Runner’s Tribe – From the Gold Coast
Australian sprinters Melissa Breen, Rohan Browning, Trae Williams (100m) and Steve Solomon (400m) have cemented their spots in the semi-finals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Breen finishing fourth in her 100m heat, crossing the line in a time of 11.65. After an anxious wait, her time proved quick enough to earn her a spot in this afternoon’s 5.19pm semi-final.
Trae Williams, known by many as ‘Quadzilla’, blitzed his heat in impressive style to take victory in 10.28. He will be joined by fellow Australian Rohan Browning, who finished third in his heat, clocking 10.29.
The duo will contest for a spot in the final this afternoon, with Williams taking on Jamaican powerhouse Yohan Blake at 5.35pm, and Browning facing off against South African Henricho Bruintjies at 5.42pm.
Josh Clarke ran 10.56 to take third in his heat, missing out on a semi-final berth.
Steve Solomon proved his current stellar form as he cruised through his 400m heat, crossing the line first in 45.39. The 2012 London Olympic finalist will race the semi-final tomorrow evening at 7:56pm.
Cover photo courtesy of @DBardoba