HANGZHOU, China—Filipino-heritage hurdlers Lauren Hoffman and Robyn Brown superior to the ladies’s 400m hurdles closing on Monday within the nineteenth Asian Video games.
Hoffman arrived second in her warmth and clocked 57.61 seconds whereas Brown barely made it to the medal race with a 58.34-second effort within the different warmth the place she completed fifth amongst six runners.
The 24-year-old Hoffman completed her qualifying race behind Asian document holder Oluwakemi Adekova of Bahrain, the No. 1 finalist within the occasion who crossed the road in 55.17 on the Hangzhou Olympic Sports activities Centre Stadium.
Brown, who dominated the Asian championships in Bangkok final July, and Hoffman will likewise be part of Japan’s Ami Yamamoto, Kazakhstan’s Adelina Zems, India’s Vithya Ramraj and China’s Jiadie Mo within the closing on Tuesday.
Eric Shauwn Cray, in the meantime, received obliterated instantly within the qualifying heats of the lads’s 400m hurdles.
Cray, the reigning six-time Southeast Asian Video games champion in his occasion, simply couldn’t sustain with the quicker opposition after arriving fifth in his warmth in 50.24 seconds.
Qatar’s Bassem Hemeida topped the race in 49.44 and India’s Yasha Palaksha positioned second in 49.61, each of them advancing to the ultimate.