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Janieve Russel Qualifies for Women’s 400m Hurdles Final at Rio Olympics

Janieve Russel 2nd in Heat 2, Advances to Women's 400m Hurdles Semis

Janieve Russel has qualified for the Women’s 400m Hurdles Final at Rio Olympics.

Russel finished second in 54.92 in semi-final #2 to American Ashley Spencer’s 54.87, both ladies ran a strong race to beat Britan’s Eilidh Doye at the finish line. Jamaica’s Ristananna Tracey, who finished second in semi-final #1, has also qualified for the final.