Olympics 2012

Sanchez regains 400m title

2012-08-06 22:11
Felix Sanchez (AP)

London - Felix Sanchez of the Dominican Republic won the men's 400m hurdles Olympic title on Monday in a time of 47.63sec, taking a title he first won at the 2004 Athens Games.

The 34-year-old beat home American Michael Tinsley, who ran a personal best of 47.91sec, while the pre-race favourite Javier Culson of Puerto Rico took bronze in 48.10sec.

Great Britain's world champion Dai Greene finished fourth.

Olympic Games 400m hurdles results on Monday:


1. Felix Sanchez (DOM) 47.63
2. Michael Tinsley (USA) 47.91
3. Javier Culson Perez (PUR) 48.10
4. David Greene (GBR) 48.24
5. Angelo Taylor (USA) 48.25
6. Jehue Gordon (TRI) 48.86
7. Leford Green (JAM) 49.12
8. Kerron Clement (USA) 49.15

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