Andy Pozzi nightmare as British medal hope fails to make 110 metres hurdles final at London 2017

ANDY POZZI noticed his World Championships medal hopes go up in smoke as he crashed out of the 110 metres hurdles within the semi-finals.

Pozzi was one in every of Britain's largest medal hopes coming into London 2017 – with some believing he had a real alternative to declare gold.

 Andy Pozzi crashed out of the 110metres hurdles at the semi-final stage

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Andy Pozzi crashed out of the 110metres hurdles at the semi-final stage
 Pozzi sent the penultimate hurdle crashing to the floor to cost him vital speed

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Pozzi despatched the penultimate hurdle crashing to the ground to value him very important velocity

However the 25-yr-previous noticed his goals come crashing down round him after a mistake on the ninth hurdle value him a spot in Monday's final.

Pozzi had led the second warmth for a lot of the race as he battled for one of many two automated qualification slots out there.

However he clipped the penultimate hurdle, costing him very important velocity as three of his rivals charged in the direction of the end round him.

He was ultimately swallowed up in a blanket end that noticed him end fourth – simply two hundredths of a second behind winner Shane Brathwaite of Barbados.

And his time of thirteen.28secs was not ok for one of many quickest losers spots – ending his hopes of lastly making an impression within the Olympic Stadium.

Pozzi stated: "It’s a run that isn't ok. I got here right here to be in that final and push for the medals.

 

 In a blanket finish, Pozzi finish fourth and missed out on a place in the final

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In a blanket end, Pozzi end fourth and missed out on a spot within the final

"I didn't do this tonight and that’s very poor from me.

"I felt like I began behind after which got here by means of rather well. I feel I simply sat on hurdle 9 and misplaced momentum. I simply didn't have sufficient on the run in."

Pozzi was a part of Workforce GB at London 2012 however he suffered a hamstring damage leaping the primary hurdle and had to pull-up.

ANDY POZZI noticed his World Championships medal hopes go up in smoke as he crashed out of the 110 metres hurdles within the semi-finals.

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