Jamaican athletes leap to men's 400m hurdles semis
The three Jamaican athletes in the men's 400m hurdles have qualified to advance to the semi-final round 2013 World Championships.
Annsert Whyte, running in heat three, was the first to progress after clocking 49.63 to be placed third behind Dominican Republic's Felix Sanchez (49.20) and America's Kerron Clement (49.43).
In the next heat, Leford Green, would better that performance clocking 49.45 to place second.
However, the most competitive event was heat five which featured Isa Phillips.
Phillips ended second in 49.57 behind Trinidad and Tobago's Jehue Gordon (49.52) to round out Jamaica's three qualifiers.
The semis will be run tomorrow at 10:40 a.m.
SEE TODAY'S FULL SCHEDULE BELOW:
12:30 AM Women's 100 Metres Hurdles Heptathlon
12:40 AM Men's Discus Throw Qualification Group A
1:10 AM Men's 3000 Metres Steeplechase - Heats
1:35 AM Women's High Jump Heptathlon
2:05 AM Men's Discus Throw Qualification Group B
2:05 AM Men's 400 Metres Hurdles
Annsert Whyte (Heat 3)
Leford Green (Heat 4)
Isa Phillips (Heat 5)
2:50 AM Women's 400 Metres Hurdles - Heats
Kaliese Spencer (Heat 1)
Nickiesha Wilson (Heat 2)
Ristananna Tracey (Heat 3)
Danielle Dowie (Heat 4)
9:45 AM Women's Shot Put Heptathlon - Group A
10:00 AM Men's Pole Vault - Final
10:05 AM Men's 110 Metres Hurdles - Semi-Final
Hansle Parchment (Heat 1)
Andrew Riley (Heat 2)
10:35 AM Women's 100 Metres - Semi-Final
Schillonie Calvert (Heat 1)
Sheri-Ann Brooks (Heat 2)
Kerron Stewart (Heat 3)
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (Heat 3)
11:05 AM Men's 400 Metres - Semi-Final
Javon Francis (Heat 1)
Omar Johnson (Heat 2)
Javere Bell (Heat 3)
11:25 AM Women's Shot Put - Final
11:30 AM Men's Hammer Throw - Final
11:35 AM Women's 200 Metres Heptathlon
*12:15 PM Women's 400 Metres - Final
*12:30 PM Men's 110 Metres Hurdles - Final
*12:50 PM Women's 100 Metres - Final
*: Key final to watch
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