Live blog – Rio Olympic Games day 11

16 August 2016

Focus remains on athletics on day 11, when Andrew Pozzi will be hoping to compete in his first Olympic Games final – and push for a medal.

Pozzi, coached by Malcolm Arnold, safely progressed through the heats in the early hours of Tuesday morning and will line up in the semi-finals along with Business MSc graduate Lawrence Clarke at 12.40am BST, looking to reach the final at 2.45am BST.

Eilidh Doyle also runs in her 400m hurdles semi-final at 1.10am BST and Jazmin Sawyers, the British long jump champion, makes her Olympic debut at 1.05am BST in the qualifiers.

This afternoon sees Sports Performance graduate Danny Talbot kick off his 200m campaign in heat one at 3.50pm BST.

Who to watch today

Tuesday 16 August 2016
Sport Time* Stage Athlete(s) Event Venue Result
Athletics 15.50 Heats Danny Talbot 200m Olympic Stadium – Engenhão

2nd, 20.27s

Qualifies for semi-final

Athletics 00.40 Semi-final Andrew Pozzi 110m hurdles Olympic Stadium – Engenhão 5th, 13.67s
Athletics 00.48 Semi-final Lawrence Clarke 110m hurdles Olympic Stadium – Engenhão 6th, 13.46s
Athletics 01.05 Qualifiers Jazmin Sawyers Long jump Olympic Stadium – Engenhão

5th, 6.53m

Qualifies for final

Athletics 01.10 Semi-final Eilidh Doyle 400m hurdles Olympic Stadium – Engenhão

3rd, 54.99s

Qualifies for final

As it happened

3.58pm: Excellent start to his Olympic campaign for Danny Talbot who sets a lifetime best of 20.27 to finish runner-up in the first 200m heat and progress directly to the semi-finals (2am BST on Thursday).

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