James Dasaolu

Dasaolu through to Semis in Moscow

Dasaolu qualified for the IAAF World Championships 100m semi finals after running 10.20 in heat 4 in Moscow this evening.

‘It’s been my first time out of blocks for two weeks, and I didn’t know where I was coming from as I haven’t been able to train as much.’ Said James giving his reaction to the race.

‘I thought I had third in the bag and I eased up to save energy like you do through the rounds, I’m glad it hasn’t cost me a spot in the semi-finals.’

James was also happy not to feel any reoccurrence of the hip flexor injury which kept the athlete out of the London Anniversary Games.

‘It felt alright, I had no pain and no problems, it took a bit of time to get it to where it needed to be but now I’m pain free.’

‘I’d like to believe I can race better, my body will adjust overnight and I’ll step my game up – it was just rustiness.’

The GB sprinter will run in Semi Final Heat 2 at 4.13pm alongside Bailey-Cole, Ashmede, LeMaitre and fellow Brit Dwain Chambers.

Related News

James D

James ready for Worlds

James Dasaolu is ready for the World Championships on home soil as he competes in the 100m for Great Britain. ‘I was looking to peak towards the trials,’ explained James ‘and go … Read More

Preparation

Preparing for Beijing

With less than two weeks before the first event at the World Championships in Beijing, we caught up with James for an insight into his preparation. “Since the Anniversary Games in London, … Read More