Aries Merritt will lead the Men's 110m Hurdles team to the 2012 Olympic Games in London, finishing with a time of 12.93 at the U.S. Olympic Team Track & Field Trials in Eugene, Ore., on Saturday evening. Joining Merritt will be Jason Richardson, who finished second place with a time of 12.98, and Jeffery Porter, who made the final spot for the Olympic team by diving head-first across the finish line to claim third place at 13.08.
David Oliver, considered the favorite to win the race, finished in fifth with a team of 13.17, and did not qualify for the Olympic team. Oliver earned a Bronze Medal in the men's 110m hurdles at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Oliver's personal best in the 110m hurdles is 12.89.
Here's a list of the results:
1 Aries Merritt 12.93 +1.2 0.138
2 Jason Richardson 12.98 +1.2 0.185
3 Jeffrey Porter 13.08 +1.2 0.157
4 Antwon Hicks 13.14 +1.2 0.158
5 David Oliver 13.17 +1.2 0.165
6 Dexter Faulk 13.23 +1.2 0.142
7 Ryan Wilson 13.24 +1.2 0.179
DNF Tyron Akins 0.179
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