Aug. 18, 2011
SHENZHEN, China -- Jeshua Anderson advanced to the Friday final in the men's 400m hurdles Thursday at the 2011 World University Games (WUG) in Shenzhen, China.
The Woodland Hills, Calif. native and a WSU senior last year, Anderson ran a conservative race and finished in a time of 49.72 seconds in the semifinals, the fourth fastest of the 24 men and second in his heat. Japan's Takayuki Kishimoto ran the top time in the semifinals of 49.53 seconds. Anderson is the lone USA competitor in the men's intermediate hurdles.
The men's 400m hurdles final is set for 7:15 p.m. Friday (Shenzhen time) at the Main Stadium of Universiade Sports Center in Shenzhen. There is a 15-hour time difference between Pacific Time and Shenzhen time.
WSU junior-to-be Holly Parent is also competing Friday as the qualifying round of the women's high jump is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. Parent, from Victoria, B.C., is a member of the Team Canada and is scheduled to compete in Group B.
Men's 400m Hurdles Remaining Schedule
7:15 p.m. Fri., Aug. 19 (4:15 a.m. PT Fri., Aug. 19)
Women's High Jump Schedule
5:30 p.m. Fri., Aug. 19 Qualifying Round (2:30 a.m. PT Fri., Aug. 19)
6 p.m. Sun., Aug. 21 Final (3 a.m. PT Sun., Aug. 21)