Source: Xinhua

08-18-2008 22:35

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- U.S. runner Angelo Taylor claimed the men's 400-meter hurdles title in 47.25 seconds at the Beijing Olympics on Monday.

Angelo Taylor (R) of the United States celebrates after the men's 400m hurdles final at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, during Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 18, 2008. Angelo Taylor claimed the title in this event. (Xinhua Photo)
Angelo Taylor (R) of the United States celebrates after the men's 400m 
hurdles final at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, 
during Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 18, 2008. 
Angelo Taylor claimed the title in this event. (Xinhua Photo)

U.S. runner Kerron Clement took the silver in 47.98, and another U.S. runner Bershawn Jackson got the bronze in 48.06.