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UPDATE: Nugent reinstated, cleared for women’s 400m hurdles semis #RioGoldRush

Published:Monday | August 15, 2016 | 10:59 PM
Leah Nugent

Jamaica's hurdler Leah Nugent has been reinstated in the women's 400m hurdles semi-finals at the Olympic Games underway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Nugent finished second in her opening round heat in a time of 55.66 seconds but was disqualified for a hurdling violation.

With the reinstatement, she joins compatriots Ristananna Tracy and Janieve Russell in tomorrow's semi-finals.

READ: Nugent disqualified in women’s 400m hurdles, other two J'cans advance to semis