Ahoure Advances to Olympics 100m Semifinals
TOKYO – Miami track and field alumni Murielle Ahoure competed in her third Olympic Games, representing the Ivory Coast in the 100m dash.
Ahoure, who still holds countless top five marks in Miami track and field history, including the indoor 60m dash program record of 7.17 seconds, advanced to Saturday morning’s semifinals after a season-best time of 11.16.
Her time was the third-fastest time in Heat 1 of the competition to automatically qualify her for the next round. Ahoure will compete in Heat 3 of the semifinals in lane eight at 6:31 a.m. ET.