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Little Rock native Tinsley takes silver in 400-meter hurdles

By The Associated Press

This article was published August 6, 2012 at 3:09 p.m.

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Dominican Republic's Felix Sanchez, left, crosses the finish line to win ahead of United States' Michael Tinsley in the men's 400-meter hurdles final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Monday,

— Felix Sanchez of the Dominican Republic won the Olympic men’s 400-meter hurdles, besting Michael Tinsley of the United States and Javier Culson of Puerto Rico.

Tinsley, a Pulaski Robinson graduate, finished with a time of 47.91. Sanchez took the gold in a time of 47.63.

Culson won the bronze in a time of 48.10.

The time was Tinsley's personal best, according to the Olympics website. He ran collegiately at Jackson State.

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SRBROTHERINLAW says... August 6, 2012 at 3:27 p.m.

CONGRATULATIONS MICHAEL. YOU ARE A CREDIT TO THE USA.

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ToTheLeft says... August 6, 2012 at 3:30 p.m.

Woo hoo! Congrats! How exciting!

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HalALouyah says... August 6, 2012 at 3:34 p.m.

Congrats Michael Tinsley! How awesome for someone from LR run their personal best to win a silver medal

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