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Ph olympic wager eric cray advances 400m hurdles semifinals

Discussion in 'Sports' started by readersdb, Aug 22, 2016.

  1. readersdb

    readersdb Grasshopper Established

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    Filipino-American trackster Eric Cray met all requirements for the elimination rounds of the men’s 400m obstacles in the 2016 Summer Olympics on Monday, August 15 in Rio de Janeiro Brazil.

    Born to a Filipina mother in Olongapo town and American father, however was raised in Texas. the 27-year old Eric cray finished third in heat 4 of round 1 of competition with a time of 49.05 seconds. His own best time is 48.98 seconds. The main 3 finishers of each of the 6 warms will progress to the elimination roundsalongside the following 6 speediest runners.

    He is a two-time Southeast asian gold medalist and was too confident coming in to the race. His next race for the semifinals will be this Wednesday, August 17. Should he make it, the final race will be on August 18.

    Beside Cray, there are two other Filipinos left in contention at Rio with long jumper Marestella Torres-Sunang set to contend on Wednesday, and taekwondo jin Kirstie Alora taking the mat Saturday for the 67kg Round of 16.

    Just weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz has put the Philippines on the medal table with a silver for the nation’s first Olympic hardware in 20 years.
     
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    henjie Forum Expert Established

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