Aussie hits every hurdle in brutal Olympic semi

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Aussie hurdler Nicholas Hough battled bravely done a calf wounded successful his semi-final of the 110m, but unluckily has failed to scope the final.

Hough crossed the enactment successful 13.88, astir fractional a 2nd slower than his vigor time, aft colliding with each azygous hurdle connected his mode through.

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American Grant Holloway qualified fastest for tomorrow's final, with a clip of 13.13.

"I'm conscionable blessed I got retired determination connected the way today, I had a spot of a sore calf aft the vigor yesterday," Hough said.

Nicholas Hough said she was capable to tally contempt having a calf wounded but was incapable to marque an interaction (Getty)

He said helium was capable to tally connected the injury, but had to bounds his preparation.

"I didn't cognize however atrocious it was gonna get, but I got done the race. Be a spot sore tomorrow, but that's OK.

"It was a spot of a conflict to lukewarm up, didn't person overmuch powerfulness getting going and driving done the hurdles - but it's large to beryllium retired present representing Australia."

Hough said the adjacent 3 years present were astir gathering for the 2024 Games.

"It's a large mates of years - Paris is my time, that's going to beryllium the large 1 for me."

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