Daegu 400m Hurdles Finals Field Set

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.

400m Hurdles Semi-Finals

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.

Heat 1 -30 August 2011 – 19:30
Pos L Bib Athlete Country Mark React
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
4 5 1059 Jeshua Anderson USA 49.33 0.172
5 2 440 Jack Green GBR 49.62 0.199
6 8 1051 Stanislav Melnykov UKR 49.74 0.183
7 1 621 Takayuki Kishimoto JPN 50.05 0.148
8 7 603 Josef Robertson JAM 50.39 0.156

Read more and see post race interview on NottHeads:

Daegu 400m Hurdles Finals includes Taylor and Jackson

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