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Hyatt finishes sixth in his 400 heat

Hyatt finishes sixth in his 400 heat

August 6th, 2012 in News

Dane Hyatt of Jamaica failed to advance out of the semifinals in the 400-meter dash Sunday in the Olympics.

Hyatt, a former Lincoln Blue Tiger, was sixth in his heat with a time of 45.59. A total of eight runners qualified for today's final, led by Lalonde Gordon of Trinidad & Tobago's time of 44.58. The fastest eight runners in the three semifinal heats advanced to the final.

Hyatt still has a chance to medal later this week. He is slated to compete on Jamaica's 4x400-meter relay team. That competition begins Thursday.