Kerron Clement, TJ Holmes Move On To 400m Hurdles Final

By Taylor Dutch - Flotrack

Olympic champion Kerron Clement and Florida rising star T.J. Holmes advanced to the men's 400m hurdles final Monday at the IAAF World Championships in London. 

With a late surge in the final 100-meter stretch, Clement claimed his position in the final with a victory in heat one. He came back from behind to win the race in 48.35. 

Holmes also won his respective heat with a lean in heat two. The Florida All-American ran 49.12 to beat Karium Hussein. But his former Gator teammate Eric Futch finished third in heat three. Unfortunately, he will not advance on time to the final. 

Full list of final qualifiers:

1Kerron CLEMENTUSA48.35 Q 
2Karsten WARHOLMNOR48.43 Q 
3Juander SANTOSDOM48.59 q PB
4Kemar MOWATTJAM48.66 q 
5Abderrahaman SAMBAQAT48.75 Q 
6Yasmani COPELLOTUR48.91 Q 
8Kariem HUSSEINSUI49.13 Q