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McMaster cruises to victory in first round of 400m hurdles at Olympics

The BVI’s Kyron McMaster in Heat #4 of five in the Men’s 400m hurdles at the Olympic Games on Thursday, July 29.

Kyron McMaster, moments ago, finished first in his heat of the Men’s 400-metre hurdles event at the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

Running out of lane number one, the BVI athlete finished comfortably in a time of 48.79 seconds.

He finished ahead of Yasmani Copello of Turkey who claimed second place and Jamaica’s Shawn Rowe who came in for third.

McMaster will now advance to the semi-final of the event which is scheduled to begin at 8:05 am (local time) on Sunday, August 1.

BVI News will continue to bring updates as three BVI athletes continue their Olympic campaign.

Follow BVI New’s coverage of the Olympics on Instagram to see a video of McMaster’s heat.


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  1. BVI 4 LIFE says:


    Like 10
  2. BuzzBvi says:

    How exciting. Congratulations. Good luck for the next round.

  3. Great says:

    Well done inspiration to all BVI youth. Also credit as well to our swimmer second in her heat.

  4. Lady says:

    Congratulations to bvi and Jamaica

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  5. Goosebumps says:

    Kyron you made us so proud!

  6. X says:

    He ran in lane #2 and looked good.

  7. Nice1 says:

    Cruised it. Looking forward to the business end. Keep the focus, Kyron. Bringing good news, cohesive celebration and inspiration to the BVI

    With all that’s going on, it’s worth remembering that in sport, in beneficial ownership registers, in wanting self sufficiency in energy and food, in natural disasters, we are all one BVI. The division is only sewn for political manipulators (as in any country).

  8. rastarite says:

    Even to qualify for the Olympics is an achievement To advance to the semi finals is huge. BIG UP to Kyron and to our swimmer… second and moving forward

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