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4x1 men third
Keston Bledman, Marc Burns, Emmanuel Callender and Richard "Torpedo" Thompson earned bronze for T&T in the men's 4x100 metres relay. Anchorman Thompson crossed the line fourth, but the Canadians were disqualified and T&T were promoted to the bronze medal position in 38.12 seconds. Jamaica won in a world record 36.84 seconds, beating United States into second spot. The Americans clocked a national record time of 37.04.
WALCOTT JOINS CRAWFORD
Keshorn Walcott became only the second T&T athlete to earn Olympic gold. The 19-year-old Toco thrower won the men's javelin title with a huge 84.58 metres throw. A magical moment for Walcott, history for T&T. Awesome!
One round from victory
One round to go, and Keshorn Walcott remains in the gold medal position. Time to rally behind the T&T teenager in prayer. I could not have anticipated this, but Walcott is on the threshold of history.
Walcott throws 80.64 metres
With just two rounds to go, Keshorn Walcott is still the leader in the men's javelin. He threw 80.64 metres in round 4. None of his rivals, though, have yet matched his 84.58 metres effort.
Walcott leads top 8
Keshorn Walcott has not only reached the top 8 in the men's javelin final, he goes into the fourth round in pole position. Yes, the 19-year-old T&T athlete is still in front with his massive 84.58 metres throw.
After two rounds, it's still Walcott!
Keshorn Walcott continues to lead the field in the men's javelin final. The 19-year-old has already made history by becoming the first male field athlete from T&T to appear in an Olympic final. Now, he's threatening to upset the field. Keep calm, don't count any chickens and pray. Whatever happens from here, Keshorn Walcott is a big, big hero.
Walcott's third round throw is a foul, but he's still in front.
Another record for Walcott
Keshorn Walcott broke his new national record with a huge effort in the second round. He threw 84.58 metres, and is still in the lead in the men's javelin final. Wow!
Walcott still in front
After the first round of throws, Keshorn Walcott leads the men's javelin final. Throwing fifth, the T&T athlete produced a national record throw of 83.51 metres - an effort that was unmatched by his rivals in round 1.
Walcott takes the lead
Keshorn Walcott opened his bid for honours in the men's javelin final with a new national record. The 19-year-old field athlete threw 83.51 metres to take the early lead in the competition.
T&T 3rd in 4x4 final
Trinidad and Tobago struck bronze in the men's 4x400 metres relay. Lalonde Gordon, Jarrin Solomon, Ade Alleyne-Forte and Deon Lendore combined for a two minutes, 59.40 seconds clocking - a new national record. Bahamas grabbed gold, forcing United States to settle for silver.
T&T unable to make first exchange
Trinidad and Tobago did not finish the women's 4x100 metres final. The first exchange, betweeen Michelle-Lee Ahye and Kelly-Ann Baptiste, was never completed.
T&T clock in 4x1 heats
Richard "Torpedo" Thompson, Marc Burns, Emmanuel Callender and Keston Bledman combined for a 38.10 seconds clocking in their men's 4x100 metres qualifying round heat. The T&T quartet finished third in the race to book a lane in tomorrow's final.
T&T in women's sprint relay final
Michelle-Lee Ahye, Kelly-Ann Baptiste, Kai Selvon and Semoy Hackett combined for a new national record in the qualiying round of the women's 4x100 metres relay. The T&T quartet clocked 42.31 seconds to finish second in the first heat, advancing automatically to tomorrow's final. United States won in 41.64.
T&T in 4x400 final
Men's 400 metres bronze medallist Lalonde Gordon, Jarrin Soiomon, Ade Alleyne-Forte and Deon Lendore earned T&T a spot in tomorrow's 4x400 final when they finished first in heat 1 in 3:00.38-a new national record.
Young Keshorn shines
Keshorn Walcott is into the final of the men's javelin. The 19-year-old T&T thrower produced a big 81.75 metres effort in the third round of the qualifying competition to finish sixth in Group B and 10th overall. The top 12 men will be on show in Saturday's final.
Semoy Hackett finished eighth in the women's 200 metres final. The T&T sprinter clocked 22.87 seconds. American Allyson Felix struck gold in 21.88 seconds, beating Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (22.09) and another American, Carmelita Jeter (22.14) into second and third, respectively.
Davis out in semis
Wayne Davis II exited the men's 110 metres hurdles at the semifinal stage, after copping sixth spot in the opening heat. The Trinidad and Tobago athlete clocked 13.49 seconds in a race won by reigning world champion Jason Richardson, the American getting to the line in 13.13.
Hackett in championship race; equals national record
Semoy Hackett qualified for the women's 200 metres final. She finished third in the second semifinal in 22.55 seconds, equalling her own national record. The clocking was good enough for a "fastest loser" berth in the final.
Njisane 7th in keirin
Njisane Phillip finished seventh in the men's keirin, on the final day of cycling, here at London 2012. The T&T cyclist emerged victorious in the race to determine positions 7-12. The final was won by British cycling great Chris Hoy.
Njisane misses out on a medal
Njisane Phillip will ride for seventh spot in the men's keirin. In the second round, Phillip finished fourth in heat one, missing out on a berth in the medal race by one spot.
Sorrillo out in first round
Rondel Sorrillo was eliminated in the opening round of the men's 200 metres. The T&T sprinter finished fifth in heat two in 20.76 seconds--not fast enough to earn him a "fastest loser" berth in the semis.
Njisane in keirin second round
Njisane Phillip qualified for the second round of the men's keirin when he secured third spot in his first round repechages heat. The T&T cyclist actually finished fourth, but was promoted to third following the relegation of China's Zhang Miao "for not having held his line during the last 200 meters of the race".
Earlier, Phillip finished fourth in the opening first round heat. The top two progressed automatically to the second round, while the other riders competed in the repechages.
Davis in, Thomas out
Good morning. Welome to our LIVE UPDATES from the OLYMPIC GAMES on Tuesday, August 7.
T&T climbed onto the medal table yesterday, thanks to a superb run from Lalonde Gordon in the men's 400 metres final. He clocked a personal best 44.52 seconds for bronze, behind Grenada's Kirani James (43.94) and Dominican Republic's Luguelin Santos (44.46).
This morning, Wayne Davis II qualified for the men's 110 metres hurdles semis. The T&T athlete finished fourth in heat two in 13.52 seconds, advancing to the semifinal round as a "fastest loser".
But the other T&T sprint hurdler, Mikel Thomas exited the event after finishing fifth in heat three in 13.74.
One-lap success for Lalonde
Lalonde Gordon claimed bronze for Trinidad and Tobago at the Olympic Games, here in London, England, tonight.
Gordon got to the line in 44.52 seconds - his second personal best in as many days - to secure third spot in the final, behind Grenadian Kirani James (43.94) and Dominican Republic's Luguelin Santos (44.46). James is the first ever Olympic medallist from Grenada.
Jehue sixth at first Olympics
Jehue Gordon finished sixth in the men's 400 metres hurdles final in 48.86 seconds. Dominican Republic's Felix Sanchez emerged victorious with a 47.63 run, adding London 2012 gold to his 2004 title.
Next up for T&T, the other Gordon - Lalonde - in the 4.30 p.m. (T&T time) men's 400 metres final
Hackett, Selvon in 200 semis
Semoy Hackett and Kai Selvon are through to the women's 200 metres semifinal round. Hackett finished second in heat one in 22.81 seconds to secure an automatic berth in the semis. Selvon, meanwhile, was fourth in heat four in a personal best 22.85, and progressed as a "fastest loser".
Njisane goes down in 2 rides
T&T cyclist NJISANE PHILLIP finished 4th in the OLYMPIC GAMES men's sprint. He lost in two straight rides against Australia's Shane Perkins in the showdown for bronze.
Njisane trails in bronze battle
T&T's Njisane Phillip lost the first ride in the Olympic Games men's sprint bronze medal showdown with Australian Shane Perkins. The second ride will be do or die for Phillip in his bid for precious metal.
Njisane beaten by Kenny
T&T's NJISANE PHILLIP lost in two straight rides in his OLYMPIC GAMES men's sprint semifinal against Great Britain's Jason Kenny.
1st ride to Kenny
T&T's NJISANE PHILLIP trails 0-1 in his OLYMPIC GAMES men's sprint semifinal clash with Jason Kenny. The Briton won the first ride.
Sprint semi coming up
I'm at the Velodrome for Njisane Phillip's men's sprint semifinal clash with Great Britain's Jason Kenny. First ride at 4 p.m. T&T time. What a journey for young Njisane, taking out a German and then a Russian to reach to this point. Now, he's up against the home boy. Kenny got silver four years ago, in Beijing.
Borel 13th in qualifying event
T&T's CLEOPATRA BOREL just missed out on a spot in the OLYMPIC GAMES women's shot put final. She threw 18.36 metres in the qualifying event to finish 13th overall. The top 12 women progressed to the final. Borel was just nine centimetres short, 12th-placed Natalie Duco, of Chile, throwing 18.45m.
Borel throws 18.34
T&T's CLEOPATRA BOREL was eliminated in the OLYMPIC GAMES women's shot put qualifying competition. She threw 18.34 metres in the third round, and is currently 13th. The top 12 women advance to the final.
Borel improves to 18.36
CLEOPATRA BOREL improved to 18.36 metres in the second round of the LONDON OLYMPICS women's shot put qualifying competition. She's up to 11th spot. The top 12 will qualify for the final, later today
Borel opens with 18.26
T&T's Cleopatra Borel opened her OLYMPIC GAMES campaign with an 18.26 metres throw in the first round of the qualifying competition. She is competing in Group A. Nadzeya Ostapchuk, of Belarus, threw 20.76 metres to be the first automatic qualifier in the group.
Borel in shot put qualifying
Welcome back to our LIVE UPDATES from the 2012 LONDON OLYMPICS. It's Monday morning, and the sun is blazing at the Olympic Stadium. This is the weather I love, but you know how it is in London. The weather changes so quickly.
Cleopatra Borel will be in action in a short while in the women's shot put qualifying competition. The T&T field athlete is competing in her third Olympic Games. She needs to throw 18.90 metres to qualify automatically for the final, later today.
Thompson 7th in 100 final
T&T's Richard "Torpedo" Thompson finished seventh in the men's 100 metres final in 9.98 seconds - the fastest time ever recorded for a seventh place finish at the Olympics.
Usain Bolt retained his title with a 9.63 seconds sizzler - a new Olympic record. Jamaica finished one-two in the final, Yohan Blake securing silver in 9.75. American Justin Gatlin clocked 9.79 to bag bronze.
Lalonde shocks 'em in 400 semis
Lalonde Gordon produced a shocker in the semifinal round of the men's 400 metres, stopping the clock at 44.58 seconds to progress to tomorrow's final as the fastest qualifier.
The T&T athlete topped heat one, forcing Bahamian Demtrius Pinder to settle for second spot in 44.94. Grenada's world champion Kirani James won heat two in 44.59. The winner of heat three was Dominican Republic's world junior champion Luguelin Santos (44.78).
Earlier today, T&T shooter Roger Daniel finished 35th in the men's 50 metres pistol with a score of 539.
Thompson chases another medal
Richard "Torpedo" Thompson will bid for another Olympic men's 100 metres medal. The 2008 silver medallist advanced to the 4.50 p.m. (T&T time) final as a "fastest loser".
Thompson was third in heat two in 10.02 seconds, and had to wait on the outcome of heat three to know his fate. The third-place finisher in the third heat clockd 10.06, and Thompson claimed the last spot up for grabs.
Keston Bledman, fourth in heat one in 10.04, was squeezed out of the final by Thompson. The third T&T sprinter in the event, Rondel Sorrillo was seventh in heat three in 10.31.
Earlier on, T&T's Janeil Bellille was eliminated in the opening round of the women's 400m hurdles. She finished seventh in heat four in 57.27 seconds.
Phillip vs Kenny
At 11 a.m., tomorrow, T&T's Njisane Phillip will do battle with Great Britain's Jason Kenny in the semifinal of the men's sprint. Phillip is already guaranteed to be the most successful T&T cyclist in Olympic history in the sprint event. Maxwell Cheeseman finished eighth at the Seoul Games in 1988.
Phillip got to the last four by beating Russian Denis Dmitriev in two straight rides, today.
Baptiste clocks 10.94
Kelly-Ann Baptiste copped sixth spot in the women's 100 metres final, the T&T athlete getting to the line in 10.94 seconds.
Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce retaind her title with a 10.75 run, forcing American Carmelita Jeter to settle for silver in 10.78. Another Jamaican, Veronica Campbell-Brown secured bronze in 10.81.
Baptiste in medal race
Kelly-Ann Baptiste will face the starter at 4.55 this afternoon (T&T time), in the women's 100 metres final. The T&T sprint queen finished third in the second semifinal in 11 seconds flat and had to wait on the outcome of semifinal number three to know if she would get in as a "fastest loser". She did.
The other T&T sprinters, Semoy Hackett and Michelle-Lee Ahye bowed out in the semis. Hackett was fifth in heat one in 11.26 seconds, while Ahye finished eighth in heat three in 11.32.
Jehue breaks national record
Jehue Gordon advanced to the men's 400 metres hurdles final. He finished second in the first semifinal, clocking a personal best 47.96 seconds - a new national record
Hamstring strain spoils Quow's Olympics
Renny Quow did not run in the opening round of the men's 400 metres event, today, because of injury.
The 2009 World Championship one-lap bronze medallist has a hamstring strain. T&T track and field manager Dexter Voisin told the Express that while warming up for his race, Quow decided not to run.
The 2008 Olympic champion, American LaShawn Merritt pulled up injured in heat six, ending his hopes of winning back-to-back titles.
Lalonde faces Pinder
T&T quartermiler Lalonde Gordon faces Bahamian Demetrius Pinder in heat one in the men's 400 metres semis, tomorrow. The race is scheduled for 3.40 p.m. (T&T time). In the opening round, today, Gordon finished second in heat six in 45.43 seconds o book his lane in tomorrow's semis.
The other T&T quartermilers, Deon Lendore and Renny Quow are out of the event. Lendore was fifth in heat two in 45.81 seconds - not fast enpough to earn him a "fastest loser" berth in the semis. Quow, meanwhile, was a non-starter in heat one.
Njisane in sprint quarters
Njisane Phillip produced a brilliant ride at the Velodrome to advance to tomorrow's men's sprint quarters. The T&T cyclist booked his last eight spot by beating German Robert Forstemann. Earlier today, Phillip got the better of New Zealand's Edward Dawkins in the opening round. In the flying 200 metres, the qualifying event for the sprint, Phillip clocked the 10th fastest time, 10.202 seconds.
Lewis 37th in Laser class
Andrew Lewis enjoyed his best day on the water in the men's Laser class event, copping 14th spot in race nine and finishing 26th in the 10th and final race of the opening series.
The T&T sailor finished with a net points total of 315, his efforts on the Weymouth Bay West course, today, earning him a big jump on the overall standings, from 45th to 37th.
Sorrillo battles Blake, Gay
Rondell Sorrillo will run side by side with Tyson Gay in the third men's 100 metres semifinal, at 3.01 p.m., tomorrow (T&T time). The T&T sprinter has been drawn in lane three, next to American Tyson Gay, in four. Also in the race is Jamaica's reigning world champion Yohan Blake.
In the first round, Sorrillo copped third spot in his heat, clocking 10.23 seconds to trail American Justin Gatlin (9.97) and Bahamian Derrick Atkins (10.22) to the line.
Bledman takes on Gatlin, Powell
National champion Keston Bledman will do battle with 2004 Olympic gold medallist Justin Gatlin, of the United States, and Jamaican Asafa Powell in the first of three men's 100 metres semifinal heats. With only two automatic championship race berth up for grabs, expect fireworks. That race takes place at 2.45 tomorrow afternoon (T&T time).
In his first round heat, Bledman was third in 10.13, behind Briton Dwain Chambers (10.02) and France's Jimmy Vicaut (10.11).
Thompson vs Bolt in 100 semis
Richard "Torpedo" Thompson has been drawn in the second of three semifinal heats in the OLYMPIC GAMES men's 100 metres dash. At 2.53 tomorrow afternoon (T&T time), the 2008 Olympic silver medallist will square off against reigning champion Usain Bolt, of Jamaica.
The race will also feature American Ryan Bailey, who led all qualifiers into the semis with a 9.88 sizzler in the first round, today. Thompson was second in his heat in 10.14, finishing behind American Tyson Gay (10.08). Bolt topped his heat in 10.09.
Bovell clocks 21.82
George Bovell finished seventh in the men's 50 free final, the T&T swimmer clocking 21.82 seconds.
France's Florent Manadou won in 21.34.
Hackett books semifinal berth
Semoy Hackett clocked a personal best 11.04 seconds to finish second in heat three in the women's 100 metres first round, securing a lane in the semis. All three T&T sprinters - Kelly-Ann Baptiste, Michelle-Lee Ahye and Hackett - are through to the penultimate round.
Ahye joins Baptiste in 100 semis
Michelle-Lee Ahye clocked 11.28 seconds to finish third in heat four in the women's 100 metres first round. The placing earned the 20-year-old T&T sprinter an automatic berth in tomorrow's semis.
Baptiste tops heat one
Trinidad and Tobago sprint queen, Kelly-Ann Baptiste won the opening heat in the women's 100 metres first round in an impressive 10.96 seconds. France's Myriam Soumare (11.07) and German Verena Sailer (11.12) finished second and third, respectively.
Jehue runs in first semi
Jehue Gordon has been drawn in the first of three semifinal heats in the men's 400 metres hurdles. Gordon will square off against Great Britain's reigning world champion David Greene, 2004 Olympic gold medallist Felix Sanchez, of Dominican Republic, and T&T-born American Kerron Clement, a two-time world champion. The race takes place tomorrow, at two p.m. (T&T time.
Baptiste in heat 1
Kelly-Ann Baptiste will run in the first of seven women's 100 metres first round heats at 2.05 p.m. (T&T time). Michelle-Lee Ahye is drawn in heat four (2.29 p.m.), and Semoy Hackett will do battle in heat six (2.45 p.m.).
Lewis 46th in race 8
Andrew Lewis had a tough time on the water in race 8. He was 46th, and now has a net score of 276 points. Lewis is 45th on the overall standings. The 9th and 10th races will be staged tomorrow. The top 10 sailors on the standings will sail in Monday's medal race.
Lewis 35th in race 7
Andrew Lewis finished 35th in the seventh race in the men's Laser class event. The T&T sailor was 42nd at one stage in the 49-man race, but battled back.
Alexander finished seventh in Group B and 14th overall in a field of 35 women with her 14.09 metres jump. The top 12 jumpers advanced to Sunday's final.
Jehue cruises into semis
Jehue Gordon made an impressive Olympic debut, finishing second in his men's 400 metres hurdles first round heat in 49.37 seconds to secure an automatic berth in the semifinal round. The reigning Olympic champion, American Angelo Taylor won the heat in 49.29.
Alexander over 14, but does not advance
Alexander improved to 14.09 metres in the third and final round of qualifying. The effort, though, did not earn her a spot in the final.
Alexander 14th after second jump
Alexander is 14th after her second jump. She produced a 13.92 metres effort in round two. To get into the final, she needs either a 14.40 metres jump, or a top-12 finish in the qualifying competition.
Alexander first on show
Good morning. Thanks for joining us for LIVE UPDATES from the OLYMPIC GAMES, here in London, England.
The first Trinidad and Tobago athlete on show on the opening day of the track and field competition is Ayanna Alexander. She's competing in the women's triple jump qualifying competition.
Alexander needs to jump 14.40 metres to qualify automatically for the final - 25 centimetres better than her 14.15 metres national record.
In the opening round, Alexander jumped 13.98 metres, into a 1.2 metres per second headwind.