Result: Christophe Lemaitre wins 200m heat

Christophe Lemaitre
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France's Christophe Lemaitre wins the second heat of the men's 200m.

French sprinter Christophe Lemaitre moved into the semi-finals of the men's 200m by winning the second heat of the afternoon.

The 22-year-old, regarded as one of the favourites to claim a medal in this event, moved through the field during the opening 100m.

With 60m remaining, he edged ahead of his rivals and eventually crossed the line in a time of 20.34s.

Anaso Jobodwana took second spot, while the final qualifying place went to Canada's Aaron Brown.

Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
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