Michigan Olympic Updates: Wednesday, Aug. 8
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Aug. 8, 2012

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WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD

Representing the United States in the 800-meter run, Geena Gall (2006-09) placed fourth in heat four of the opening round with a 2:03.85 clocking and advanced to the semifinals on time. She finished one place shy of the automatic qualifying spots, but with the sixth fastest time among non-automatic qualifiers she grabbed the last spot in the semifinals, which are scheduled for Thursday (Aug. 9) at 2:30 p.m. EDT.

Later in the day, Canadian representative Nicole (Edwards) Sifuentes (2005-08) finished 11th in the second heat of the 1,500-meter run semifinals in a time of 3:06.33 on Wednesday (Aug. 8) at Olympic Stadium. She did not qualify for the finals.

INDIVIDUAL EVENT RESULT
Geena Gall (USA) 800m First Round 4th, heat 4 (2:03.85+)
Nicole Sifuentes (Canada) 1,500m Semifinals 11th, heat 2 (4:06.33)

MEN'S TRACK & FIELD

Jeff Porter (USA) finished fifth in heat three of the 110-meter hurdles semifinals in a time of 13.41 on Wednesday (Aug. 8) at Olympic Stadium. Porter was the final Michigan men's track and field alum to compete in the 2012 London Olympic Games.

INDIVIDUAL EVENT RESULT
Jeff Porter (USA) 110m Hurdles Semifinals 5th, heat 3 (13.41)
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