Olympic athletics: Felix Sanchez wins men`s 400m hurdles

Last Updated: Aug 07, 2012, 01:24 AM IST

London: Felix Sanchez of Dominican Republic won the men`s 400m hurdles with 47.63s beating Michael Tinsley (USA) who came second in silver medal position and Javier Culson of Puerto Rico who clinched bronze.

Felix Sanchez had won the event at the 2004 Athens Games but had crashed out in the semifinal at the Beijing Olympics.

THE FINAL RESULT:

GOLD SANCHEZ Felix - 47.63 (SB)
SILVER TINSLEY Michael - 47.91 (PB)
BRONZE CULSON Javier - 48.10
GREENE David - 48.24
TAYLOR Angelo - 48.25
GORDON Jehue - 48.86
GREEN Leford - 49.12
CLEMENT Kerron - 49.15

The finals line-up

Lane 2 - CLEMENT Kerron
Lane 3 - GREENE David
Lane 4 - TAYLOR Angelo
Lane 5 - CULSON Javier
Lane 6 - TINSLEY Michael
Lane 7 - SANCHEZ Felix
Lane 8- GORDON Jehue
Lane 9- GREEN Leford