Turkish sprinter finishes 5th in World Athletics final


Turkish sprinter Ramil Guliyev took fifth place Tuesday in the men’s 200-meter final of the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Qatar’s capital Doha. 

The 29-year-old athlete ended the competition with a time of 20.07 seconds.

American sprinter Noah Lyles won the gold with a time of 19.83 seconds.

Canadian athlete Andre De Grasse came in second with a time of 19.95 seconds while Alex Quinonez of Ecuador finished third with a time of 19.98.

Guliyev won the world title in London in 2017.

The Turkish sprinter was awarded a gold medal at the 2018 European Athletics Championships in Berlin, Germany.
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