Men’s 400m Hurdles Semifinals
Jackson (Raleigh, N.C.) and Angelo Taylor (Decatur, Ga.) advanced to Thursday night’s finals. Jackson easily won the third heat in 48.80 to qualify automatically. Taylor faced a faster field in the first heat and placed third, but was able to qualify based on his time of 48.86.
Jeshua Anderson (Woodland Hills, Calif.) finished one spot behind Taylor, but was unable advance with his time of 49.33.
Defending world champion Kerron Clement (Los Angeles, Calif.) was not in his usual form because of a groin injury, and his quest to defend his title ended as he did not advance to finals. Clement finished eighth place in his heat in 55.44.
|1||4||865||Javier Culson||PUR||48.52 Q||0.203|
|2||3||882||Cornel Fredericks||RSA||48.83 Q||0.143|
|3||6||1126||Angelo Taylor||USA||48.86 q||0.171|
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