Wednesday, August 4, 2021

2021 Olympic men's 200m final ends with Joe Fahnbulleh coming in 5th place

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”. 

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