Paralympics 2012

Langenhoven into 400m final

2012-09-04 13:30
Hilton Langenhoven (File)
Cape Town - South Africa's Hilton Langenhoven qualified for the men's 400m T12 final at the London Paralympics on Tuesday.

Langenhoven finished first in his semi-final heat - and with the second-fastest time overall - ahead of Thursday evening's final.

Langenhoven's time of 49.42 was a mere 0.40 seconds outside that of Tunisia's Mahmoud Khaldi (49.02).

The final is scheduled for 20:00 SA time.

Meanwhile, South Africa's Tshepo Bhebe failed to qualify for the men's 400m T46 category, when he finished 11th out of the 13 entrants.

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