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City of York Athletic Club ace Richard Buck into indoor final
7:48pm Saturday 9th February 2013 in Sport
CITY of York Athletic Club star Richard Buck today qualified for the final of the 400 metres at the British Athletics European Trials and UK Indoor Championships in Sheffield.
The 26-year-old finished third in the first semi-final, clocking 47.28 seconds to come home behind Nigel Levine and Richard Strachan.
The final line-up will be completed by Michael Bingham, Rory Evans and Omar Simpson, the first three from the second semi-final.
Earlier, Buck was the fastest qualifier through the heats, winning heat two in 46.84 seconds.
Buck now needs to finish in the first two of tomorrow's final to book his place in the Great Britain team for the European Indoor Championships in Gothenburg next month.