Riley Advances to Semifinal at World Championships
Aug. 11, 2013
MOSCOW, Russia -- Former men's track and field star Andrew Riley competed in the first round of the 110m hurdles at the World Championships on Sunday, finishing with a time of 13.27. The Kingston, Jamaica native automatically qualified for the semifinal after finishing third in his heat and will compete on Monday, Aug. 12 at 7:05 p.m. in Moscow (10:05 a.m. CT). The top eight from the semifinal will compete in the final just over two hours later at 9:30 p.m. in Moscow (12:30 p.m. CT).
Riley ran out of lane six in the fourth and last heat of the day, and crossed the line less than one tenth of a second behind Russia's Sergey Shubenkov. David Oliver of the United States won the heat, and also had the fastest preliminary time of the day, while Riley's time was the third-fastest overall.
Remaining World Championships Men's 110m Hurdles Schedule: