Olympic champion McLeod into 110m hurdles final at worlds

Source: Xinhua| 2017-08-07 03:51:30|Editor: huaxia
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LONDON, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Olympic champion Omar McLeod qualified for men's 110m hurdles final of the IAAF World Championships with a top finish in Sunday's semifinals.

The Jamaican hurdler clocked 13.10 seconds to sit atop all semifinalists. World record holder Aries Merritt also went through with 13.25 seconds.

Defending champion Sergey Shubenkov, an authorized neutral athlete after Russian federation's suspension from international competitions by IAAF, also made into Monday's final as his 13.22 seconds was among two fastest times.

China's Xie Wenjun, however, ranked group third in 13.36 seconds and crashed out from the contest. Enditem

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