India’s Jyothi Yarraji finished seventh in her women’s 100m hurdles heat and failed to qualify for the semifinals at the World Athletics Championships 2023 in Budapest, Hungary on Tuesday.
Yarraji, who was crowned the Asian champion in July, clocked 13.05 seconds to finish seventh in her race and 29th in the field of 43. Only 24 advanced to the semifinals.
The timing of the last qualifier for the semifinals in women’s 100m hurdles was 12.92s. The 23-year-old Yarraji clinched a bronze medal at the World University Games earlier this month with a national record timing of 12.78s.
Tokyo 2020 silver medallist Kendra Harrison topped the heats with a new world-leading time of 12.24s.(ANI)