UF's Hall advances in men's 400m in Barcelona
Published: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 6:24 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 6:24 p.m.
BARCELONA, Spain — Incoming Gator freshman Arman Hall won his heat and finished first overall in the men's 400 meters on Tuesday at the IAAF World Junior Track & Field Championships, advancing to Wednesday's semifinal rounds.
Hall, a two-time gold medalist at the 2011 World Youth Championships in Lille, France, finished in 46.13. Hall is looking to claim medals in both the 400 and the 4x400-meter relay while competing at Montjuic Olympic Stadium in Barcelona.
Hall is seeded first in Wednesday's semifinals, running in lane four of the second heat at 2:07 p.m. He is joined in competition on Wednesday by rising sophomore Ciarra Brewer.
Brewer is the reigning SEC Outdoor Champion in the women's triple jump and a two-time All-American in her short time with Florida. Brewer begins qualifying rounds of the women's triple jump at 4:10 a.m.
Competition runs through Sunday. Montjuic Olympic Stadium in Barcelona was the site of the 1992 Olympic Games, where Team USA brought home 32 medals in track & field, the second-most in American history.
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