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Thomas Barr third in Shanghai


Thomas Barr has finished third in the 400-metre hurdles at the Shanghai Diamond League in a time of 49.41 which was just half a second off the Tokyo 2020 qualification standard of 48.90.

The race was won by Abderrahman Samba of Qatar in 47.27 with USA’s Rai Benjamin in second in 47.80. 

Barr said after the race: "I’m very happy with that, I felt smooth and easy from the get go."

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