100-metres world record holder Alain Bernard secured his ticket to the Summer Olympics after winning the French championship in that race on Thursday. Times clocked during the event keep Bernard and the French relay's medal hopes alive.
Bernard won the final in 47.82 seconds, just outside the world record of 47.50 he set at the European championships in
The Olympics run from Aug. 8-24.
Date created : 2008-04-24