Olympics 2012: Liu Xiang crashes out of men`s 110m hurdles

London: Chinese athletics star Liu Xiang crashed out of the Olympic men`s 110 metres hurdles as he hit the first hurdle of heat 6 at the London Games here Tuesday.

It was the second time Liu failed in the first round at the Olympics. Four years ago in Beijing, he withdrew at the last moment due to a foot injury.

He won the gold in Athens 2004.