LONDON - Pakistan athlete Liaquat Ali came in fourth in the men’s 100 metre preliminary race of the Olympic Games and failed to qualify for the next round. His finishing time was 10.90 seconds, which was less that his own personal best of 10.55 seconds. Ali is now out of the Olympics.
Ali missed finishing in third place by 0.01 seconds. Other contestants in the same heat were Jurgen Themen, Fernando Lumain, Wilfried Bigangoye, Rodman Teltull, Tavevele Noa and Timi Garstang. Themen, Lumain and Bigangoye came in first, second and third respectively. Themem finished at 10.55, which is the same as Ali’s personal best.