13 JUL 2012 General News

Barcelona 2012 - Flash Interviews - Men's 400m Hurdles Final


WinnerEric FUTCH, USA
I always believed what my coach was telling to me, so I knew what I have to do in order to succeed. After first two hurdles I was in good position, so I just keeped pushing for the medal. I wanted to win and I got it. Huge personal best will help me for the college as well. My idol is Bershawn Jackson(two times World Champion) so I always try to be like him. I am a World Champion and I really feel good.

Second - Takahiro MATSUMOTO, JPN
I am very happy.It was my personal goal and I achieved that.I have been training for eight years.My coach is Mr.Yamasaki.

Third - Ibrahim Mohammed SALEH, KSA I am very happy to obtain this medal. I was injuried and I did't take part in the Asian Championships. We are on a Friday, that is a day for the prayer.