Haiti’s Marlena Wesh Advances to Semi-Finals in Olympic 400m Competition
Marlena Wesh advanced to the second round of the women’s 400 meters competition at the 2012 Olympic Games coming in 3rd place in Friday morning’s heat.
Wesh had finished fourth with a time of 51.98 seconds but advances to third place with the disqualification of Colombian sprinter Jennifer Padilla, who was third.
With or without the qualification of Padilla, the Haitian-American sprinter from Virginia Beach would have qualified by setting the 14th fastest time.
The Women’s 400m Semifinals is on August 4th, Saturday at 3:05 PM EST.
Marlena Wesh is also competing in the Women’s 200m. Round 1 is Monday, August 6, 2:20 PM EST