MINERS
Martina Finishes Sixth at the Olympics

Martina

Martina

Aug. 5, 2012

Former Miner Churandy Martina crossed the finish line sixth in the men’s 100m final in London on Sunday.

Martina clocked in a time of 9.94 in the 100m dash finishing behind Jamaican Usain Bolt, who took gold with an Olympic record time of 9.63. Teammate Yohan Blake took second place with a personal-best of 9.75. Justin Gatlin posted a bronze medal finish with a personal-best of 9.79.

Martina earned a spot in the final after recording a personal-best of 9.91 in a photo finish in the first heat of the semifinals.

Mickael Hanany tied for third in the first group of the men’s high jump with a mark of 2.26 in the quarterfinal. The former Miner goes into the final ranked eighth and will jump on Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. (MT).

Martina will be the first Miner to take the track on Tuesday in the men’s 200m at 11:50 a.m., followed by Blessing Okagbare in the women’s long jump at 7:05 p.m.  

For complete results, please visit http://www.nbcolympics.com/track-and-field/.

 

 

 


 

 

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