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.
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