RICHARD KILTY's hopes of a Commonwealth Games 100m medal disappeared as he failed to progress from tonight's semi-finals at Hampden Park.
Stockton-based Kilty, who was crowned World Indoors champion earlier this year, could only finish sixth in his semi-final in a below-par time of 10.27sec.
Jamaican Kemar Bailey-Cole won the race in a time of 10.00, and will start as one of the favourites for the final later tonight.
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Adam Gemili will be the only Englishman in that final after winning his semi in 10.07, with Harry Aikines-Aryeetey also missing out after finishing fourth in his race.
"I'm a bit disappointed," said Kilty. "I was hoping to come here and perform better than I have done all season, but I'm still stuck in this sluggish form that I've been in since my very first race outdoors."