City of York Athletic Club ace Tom Somers storms into World Junior Championship 200m semi-finals

City of York Athletic Club sprinter Tom Somers

City of York Athletic Club sprinter Tom Somers

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CITY of York Athletic Club sprint ace Tom Somers ran a personal best time to win his 200 metres heat at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Oregon.

The 17-year-old Queen Ethelburga's School student, from Yearsley, was joint-fastest in the nine heats in Eugene after clocking 20.60 seconds to qualify for Friday morning's semi-finals.

The final will be staged in the early hours of Saturday morning UK time

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