Fred Kerley fails to advance to 200-meter final at world track and field championships

Fred Kerley’s chance at a world championship sprint double ended Tuesday, as failed to make it to the 200-meter final. Television cameras showed Kerley wincing as he came off the turn at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, falling well behind the leaders in his semifinal heat. He finished sixth out of the seven runners, with a … Read more

Kerley slows down with cramp, out of 200 meters at worlds

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — World 100-meter champ Fred Kerley will not have a chance at two individual medals at the world championships after he slowed down midway through his 200-meter semifinal due to a cramp and finished sixth. The American, once a 400-meter specialist who moved down in distance before last year’s Olympics, was holding … Read more

Kerley coasts through world 200m semis as US seek second sprint sweep

Newly-crowned world 100m champion Fred Kerley led a fresh strikeforce of US sprinters into the semi-finals of the men’s 200m on Monday. Kerley won his heat in 20.17 seconds to raise the prospect of another US cleansweep, after the sprint all-rounder led Marvin Bracy and Trayvon Bromell home in the blue riband event. In the absence … Read more

Kerley throws down World Championship challenge in 100m win at US trials

Fred Kerley clocked a world-leading 9.76sec in the semi-finals then followed up with a 9.77 to win the 100m at the US trials on Friday and stamp himself a favorite for the World Championships next month. Kerley’s semi-final run, with a legal wind of 1.4m/sec, came a day after he posted a 2022 season-leading 9.83 … Read more

Kerley shines, Richardson stumbles at US athletics World Championship trials

Sha’Carri Richardson crashed out of the 100m heats at the US athletics World Championship trials on Thursday as Olympic silver medallist Fred Kerley made a statement in the men’s first round. Richardson’s failure was the biggest surprise on the opening day of the US outdoor championships, the selection meeting for the World Championships to be … Read more