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Green advances to Olympic 400 hurdles final
JCSU grad clocks season best in semifinal
 
Published Saturday, August 4, 2012
by Herbert L. White

Leford Green is one race away from an Olympic medal.


The 2011 Johnson C. Smith graduate ran a season-best time of 48.61 seconds Saturday to qualify for the 400 meter hurdles. Green, a Jamaican, finished second to American Michael Tinsley (48.16) in their semifinal heat.


The finals will be held on Aug. 6 at 3:45 p.m. Eastern Time.


The top two finishers in each of three semifinal rounds automatically qualified for the finals with the next two fastest times rounding out the field.


Tinsley, a Jackson State grad, has won both of their head-to-head heats as Green eased up near the finish while Tinsley cruised to the line. Green’s clocking was an improvement on his first-round time of 49.30.


Three Americans will run in the final, with Kerron Clement (48.12) and Angelo Taylor (47.95) also qualifying.

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