Merritt Continues Run For Beijing

Eugene, OR - Former Pirate sprinter LaShawn Merritt continues to make a run for Beijing as he posted the second fastest time in the semi-finals of the 400 meter dash Monday night in the USA Track and Field Trials. Merrit finished second in his heat behind Jeremy Wariner.

Men 400 Meter Dash
Heat 1 Semi-Finals
1 Reggie Witherspoon Nike 44.99Q
2 Darold Williamson Nike 45.16Q
3 Calvin Smith unattached 45.43Q
4 Lionel Larry U S C 45.55Q 45.545
5 Jamaal Torrence Nike 45.76
6 Quentin Iglehart-Summers Baylor 45.84
7 Jordan Boase Washington 46.60
8 Fernada Blakely unattached 46.72
Heat 2 Semi-Finals
1 Jeremy Wariner adidas 44.66Q
2 LaShawn Merritt Nike 44.76Q
3 David Neville Nike 45.03Q
4 Greg Nixon Asics 45.20Q
5 LeJerald Betters Baylor 45.55 45.547
6 Miles Smith South East Missouri 46.32
7 Erison Hurtault RIADHA 46.34
8 Obra Hogans Shore A C 46.37
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World: W 43.18 8/26/1999 Michael Johnson, USA
American: A 43.18 8/26/1999 Michael Johnson, Nike
OT: T 43.44 6/19/1996 Michael Johnson, Nike
Hayward: S 43.74 1993 Michael Johnson, USA
Name Year Team Semis
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Semi-Finals
1 Jeremy Wariner adidas 44.66Q
2 Reggie Witherspoon Nike 44.99Q
3 LaShawn Merritt Nike 44.76Q
4 Darold Williamson Nike 45.16Q
5 David Neville Nike 45.03Q
6 Calvin Smith unattached 45.43Q
7 Greg Nixon Asics 45.20Q
8 Lionel Larry U S C 45.55Q 45.545
9 LeJerald Betters Baylor 45.55 45.547
10 Jamaal Torrence Nike 45.76
11 Quentin Iglehart-Summers Baylor 45.84
12 Miles Smith South East Missouri 46.32
13 Erison Hurtault RIADHA 46.34
14 Obra Hogans Shore A C 46.37
15 Jordan Boase Washington 46.60
16 Fernada Blakely unattached 46.72


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