Ginnie Advances to Semi-Finals at U.S. Olympic Team Trials
Despite rainy conditions that tempered times on the first day of U.S. Olympic Team Trials Friday at Tracktown, Ginnie Crawford got her weekend off to a great start.
Ginnie took second in Heat 5 of the 100-meter hurdles, clocking a 12.89 and coming just a lean short of winning the heat. Her time ranked sixth overall among the field of 33 women in the event, allowing her to advance easily to the next round.
Semi-finals for the women’s 100-meter hurdles are set for 3:15 p.m. PDT on Saturday afternoon. Ginnie will run in Heat 1 out of lane seven. She must finish in the top 2 of her race or have the fastest or second fastest time overall outside of Top 2 finishers to advance to the final at 5:45 PDT.
- Women’s 100 Meter Hurdles Preliminary Results (USA Track and Field, June 22, 2012)
- Rupp, Hastings win 10,000m; Eaton sets World decathlon records (USA Track and Field, June 22, 2012)
- Rupp and Hastings battle through heavy rain in Eugene (IAAF, June 22, 2012)
- U.S. Olympic track and field trials (USA Today, June 12, 2012)