When you have over 81 entrants, 4 qualifying rounds are required by the IAAF. With 89 declared competitors, we had 12 heats where the top 3 places and 4 fastest times (i.e. “3P4T”) advanced to the Quarter-Final round of 40 athletes.
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Fellow countryman Malik Crepsac runs well out of lane 4 and qualifies easily for the Quarter-finals.
START LIST / Lane Assignments
1 HERSCU Robert USA
2 PETERSEN Alban RSA
4 CREPSAC Malik CAN
5 JALON Miguel Antonio ESP
6 BALSAMINI Stefano ITA
7 ALLEN Ian GBR
8 DRUDI Luca ITA
Full results can be found here.