Athletics World: Lensky advances to semifinals of 100-meter hurdles

Israeli runner overtook two of her oppenents in final meters of heat, finishing it in 13.18 seconds.

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Israel's Irina Lenskiy advanced to the semifinals of the women's 100-meter hurdles on Tuesday after finishing fourth in Heat 2 in a time of 13.18 seconds. Lenskiy began the race poorly, but overtook two of her opponents in the final meters and clinched her place in Wednesday's semis.