Panama Olympic medal hope wins gold in Germany

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PANAMAS Sprinter Alonso Edward  got his second  200 meters win of the year  at the Adidas Boost Athletics Meeting in Germany with a time of 20.73 seconds on Friday, May 13.

Edward, who has already qualified for the Olympic Games in Rio 2016, had no trouble with two rivals in the final. The Panamanian who ran in lane 6, took the lead of the race from the start.

After the race, Edward used his social networks to announce his victory. “Thank God another victory in Germany, next stop Morocco”.

The  26 year-old still is  warming up  for the Rio Olympics, August 5- to 21.

in the first race of the Diamond League in Doha, Qatar, he took second place with a time  of 20.06, Before Doha, he competed in Florida, USA, where he ran 20.11.

The Isthmian sprinter qualified for  Rio in , May 15, 2015 afterr winning the 200-meter dash with a time of 20.33 seconds in Shanghai, China, duping  the Diamond League athletics  season.

He will be  the standard bearer of the Panamanian team at the Olympics.

His  best time is 19.81 seconds, in a competition held in Germany in  August 2009.

He has run four times below 20 seconds.

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