Disappointment for hurdler Svoboda in Barcelona

There was disappointment for Petr Svoboda in the men’s 110 meters hurdles at the European Athletics Championships in Barcelona, after the Czech medal hopeful tripped at the seventh hurdle and ended up finishing sixth in Friday’s final. Meanwhile, Zuzana Hejnová missed out on a bronze medal at the finish of the women’s 400 meters hurdles. Of the other Czechs in action on Friday, pole vaulter Jiřina Ptáčníková came fifth, as did Denisa Rosolová in the 400 meters, while Lenka Masná came sixth in the 800 meters.

Author: Sarah Borufka