WINDHOEK: Namibia’s 400m sprinter at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Tjipekapora Herunga, on Friday qualified for the semi-finals after ending third in Heat Four.
Herunga qualified in a time of 52.31 seconds. She finished behind Sanya Richards-Ross from the USA (51.78), and Carol Rodriques from Puerto Rico (52.19).
The fastest time in the seven heats was set by Botswana’s Amantle Montsho (50.40).
The Namibian’s personal best is 51.24.
The Olympic record is 48.25, and the World record is 47.60.
The 400m final is on Sunday.