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Adam Gemili enjoys ‘best feeling’ after qualifying for 200m in Rio

Great Britain's Adam Gemili (C) wins 200m final from Danny Talbot (L)

Adam Gemili described it as the “best feeling in the world” after straining to a narrow victory in the men’s 200m at the UK trials. There were smiles, too, for Danny Talbot, a hair’s breadth behind in second, who also secured his Olympic place. But at least one top British sprinter will shortly find his Rio ambitions shattered after a day of intrigue and drama in Birmingham.

James Dasaolu wins stunning 100m race to book place in GB team for Rio

Great Britain's James Dasaolu (R) after victory in the final of the 100m from James Ellington (L) and Chijindu Ujah (C)

Moments before the starter’s gun shattered the hush of the Alexander Stadium and rocket-launched the greatest 100m race ever seen on these shores, James Dasaolu checked his lane number and wondered whether it might be an omen. Lane four. The same as three years ago here when, on a sweltering day, he bulldozed through the 10-second barrier for the first time.

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