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Liu Xiang crashes out of 110m hurdles

Tuesday, August 07, 2012 | 4:54 AM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Former world record holder and Olympic champion Liu Xiang crashed into the first barrier of the men’s 100m hurdles this morning to cut his Games short.

Xiang hopped off the track but returned and hopped down to the finish line to congratulate his competitors.

The heat was won by Great Britain’s Andrew Turner in 13.42. Second was Selim Nurundeen of  Nigeria in 13.51, a personal best.

Gregory Sedoc of The Netherlands was third in 13.52.

RankLaneAthleteReac. TTime

Record
17 TURNER Andrew0.15913.42Q

29 NURUDEEN Selim0.14113.51QPB
38 SEDOC Gregory0.15713.52Q

46 QUINONEZ Jackson0.13913.76

SB
53 BAJI Balazs0.15413.76

-2 BRATHWAITE Shane0.124DNF

-4 LIU Xiang0.123DNF

-5 NOGA Artur0.173DNF

-1 DEMBELE Moussa0.167DQ

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