Result: Christian Malcolm second in 200m heat

Christian Malcolm
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British sprinter Christian Malcolm advances through to the semi-finals of the men's 200m.

Team GB's Christian Malcolm finished second in his 200m heat at the Olympic Games this afternoon.

The 33-year-old got out of the blocks sharply and put himself into contention by running a quick bend.

As a result, the Welsh athlete eventually finished second in a time of 20.59s.

Maurice Mitchell of the United States claimed the victory in 20.54s, while third spot went to Michael Mathieu.

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