Illini Susanna Kallur, competing for Sweden, and Perdita Felicien, competing for Canada, qualified Thursday for the next round of the 100-meter hurdles at the World Championships in Edmonton, Alberta.
Kallur won her heat in 12.74 seconds. Felicien finished second in her heat in 12.89.
Meantime, Marion Jones powered her way into the women's 200 final.
Jones, a two-time 100 world champion but the second-place finisher at this meet, ending her streak of 42 consecutive victories in that event, still is seeking an elusive 200 world title. She is unbeaten in 26 straight 200 finals.
The final is tonight.
"One escaped me so far during the games, and I'm going to do my (best) not to let this one slip away," said Jones, who was clocked in 22.40.