Pakistani athelete Liaquat Ali finishes 15th in preliminaries

Olympic dream ends for athlete as he fails to qualif­y for the first round, finished third in Heat 2 by 0.01 seconds.

Web Desk August 04, 2012

LONDON: Pakistani athelete Liaquat Ali came in fifteenth in the men’s 100 metre preliminary round of the Olympic Games and failed to qualify for the next round.

His finishing time was 10.90 seconds, which was less that his own personal best of 10.55 seconds. Ali is now out of the Olympics.

Ali missed finishing in third place by 0.01 seconds in Heat 2.

Other contestants in the same heat were Jurgen Themen, Fernando Lumain, Wilfried Bigangoye, Rodman Teltull, Tavevele Noa and Timi Garstang.

Themen, Lumain and Bigangoye came in first, second and third respectively.

Themem finished at 10.55, which is the same as Ali's personal best.