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I have let people down, says Adam Gemili after near-miss in Doha

So close: Lyles enjoys his victory as Gemili is left distraught after missing out on a medal PICTURE: GETTY

ADAM GEMILI said he felt heartbroken after coming an agonising fourth in the 200metres final at the world championships.

The 25-year-old Briton clocked 20.03 seconds last night as the USA’s Noah Lyles took the title in Doha in 19.83sec.

Canada’s Andre De Grasse took silver and Alex Quinonez, of Ecuador, claimed bronze in 19.98.

Gemili, who was leading until the last 40m, said: ‘I am gutted. I had it. I lost all my form at the end. I ran like such an amateur. It was such an opportunity and I let it go.

‘I feel like I have let so many people down. To not be able to break 20sec is heartbreaking. I am so sorry.’

Dina Asher-Smith (above) underlined her favourite tag by powering through to the women’s 200m final. The 23-year-old clocked 21.16 — the fastest time of the night — to comfortably win her semi-final.

Beth Dobbin and Jodie Williams both failed to reach the final.