|HBCU Olympic Update - 8/4/12 - Three make the finals|
Seven of 13 HBCU alumni competed today in various track and field events at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
Ramon Gittings (St. Augustine's) representing Barbados finished 6th in Heat 5 of the 100m preliminary round with a time of 10.35. The heat was won by Jamaica's Asafa Powell (10.04). By not finishing in the top four, Gittings failed to advance to the semifinals.
Allison Randall (Morgan State - Jamaica) finished 15th in her group during the discuss preliminary round and did not qualify for the finals.
Former Lincoln (MO) performer Semoy Hackett, running for Trinidad and Tobago, failed to qualify for the women's 100m finals finishing fifth in her heat where only Carmelita Jeter and Veronica Campbell-Brown advanced to the finals.
|Last Updated ( Wed Aug 8, 2012 - 5:15pm )|