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Turkish athlete wins 400m hurdle bronze at Rio

Turkish national athlete Yasmani Copello Escobar Thursday won the bronze medal in the men’s 400-meter hurdles at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AVRUPA TIMES)-Turkish national athlete Yasmani Copello Escobar Thursday won the bronze medal in the men’s 400-meter hurdles at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

 

The Cuban-born runner, 29, took the bronze in a national record time of 47.92 behind Kenyan runner Boniface Mucheru Tumuti.

 

The U.S.’ Kerron Clement won the event’s gold medal, clocking 47.73 seconds.

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