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Ciara Neville Easily Qualifies For Semi-Finals At World U-20s Championships

Belgrade , Serbia - 4 March 2017; Ciara Neville of Ireland competing in the Women's 60m Heats during the European Indoor Athletics Championships - Day Two at Kombank Arena in Belgrade, Serbia. (Photo By Sam Barnes/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Limerick’s Ciara Neville has sailed so far, easily qualifying for the semi-finals of the 100m at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland.

The eighteen-year-old Emerald AC athlete finished second in the fourth heat of the 100m race with a season-best time of 11.54.

Her second-place finish sends her through to Thursday’s semi-final race which will begin at 4pm Irish time.

IAAF World Indoor Championships - Day Two

The fourth heat was won by Kristal Awuah, of Great Britain, in a time of 11.35.

Neville will represent Ireland in the 100m, 200m, and 4x100m relay this week in Finland.

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