Joe Fahnbulleh outdid himself at the Olympic, coming in second place in the men’s 200m semi finals. He may not have taking home a medal from the finals, but he was in the top five.
The 19yr old Liberian/American represented Liberia at the Olympic as a 200m sprinter. He was the flag bearer for Liberia in the opening ceremony.
With a timing of 19.99 seconds in his semi-final, he advanced to the 200m final at the Olympics, breaking the Liberian national record. Fahnbulleh came in 5th place at the final, with a record of 19.98 sec. Canadian National De Grasse, a five time Olympic medalist, came in first, winning the title “Best Sprinter of the World”.