#Doha2019: Akeem Bloomfield makes men’s 400 metres semis

Akeem Bloomfield

Jamaica’s Akeem Bloomfield finished second in Heat One of the preliminary round at the World Championships in Doha, Qatar to advance to the semi-finals as one of the automatic qualifiers.

Bloomfield, clocked 45.34 seconds to end the event behind Trinidad and Tobago’s Machel Cedenio, who did 45.26, with South Africa’s Thapelo Phora getting the other automatic spot from the heat with a time of 45.45.

Bloomfield, who ran for Kingston College at Boys’ and Girls’ Championships was comfortable in place well ahead of Thapelo, while Cedenio was also some distance ahead as well.