Last evening in the Olympic Stadium, Tiffany Porter
placed 4th in her semi-final of the 100mH to miss out on a place in the final by .08 secs as she recorded 12.79 secs (+1.3). Earlier in the day there was better news for Tosin Oke
who, now representing Nigeria, qualified for the triple jump final with a distance of 16.83m (-0.3). That final is this evening (Wednesday). Earlier in the week, Shana Cox
placed 3rd in her 400m heat with 52.01 secs to qualify for the semi-final, where she finished 7th with 52.58 secs. In the men's 3000m s/ch, Yucef Abdi
, a Beijing finalist representing Australia, just missed making the final as he hit the final hurdle in his heat, recording 8m29.81 secs. Today in addition to Tosin
, Dan Awde
will be in action in day one of the decathlon.