proCanes T'Erea Brown Finishes 6th In Women's 400m Hurdles, Murielle Ahoure 6th In 200m
Aug/09/12 08:35 AM Filed in: T'erea Brown | Murielle Ahoure
T'Erea Brown, resident of Hampton, Va. entered Wednesday's 400m hurdles final in London hoping to medal. Unfortunately a slow reaction time out of the blocks cost her a chance to medal and she finished sixth in the final with a time of 55.07, a full 2.37 seconds behind gold medalist Natalya Antyukh of Russia who finished with a time of 52.70. Fellow American Lashinda Demus claimed the silver medal with a time of 52.77 seconds and Zuzana Hejnova claimed the bronze medal with a time of 53.38.
In other women's track and field events, Murielle Ahoure, running for the Ivory Coast but went to high school in Virginia, finished sixth in the 200m finals with a time of 22.57 seconds, 0.69 seconds behind gold medalist Allyson Felix of America who finished with a time of 21.88 seconds. Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce claimed the silver medal with a time of 22.09 seconds and American Carmelita Jeter won the bronze with a time of 22.14 seconds.