Hampton Roads’ own Michael Cherry is moving on in the 400m finals in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The Chesapeake native won his heat Monday morning (August 2) with a time of 44.44 in the semifinals.
.@MCJR__ said ZOOM to the rest of the field. 💨@usatf x #TokyoOlympics pic.twitter.com/9YbHpAUHQ5— Team USA (@TeamUSA) August 2, 2021
This is the first ever Olympics for the Oscar Smith High alum. He will now compete in the 400m finals on Thursday at 8 a.m. ET.
First Olympic 400m team ✅ first Olympic 400m final ✅ God is amazing relay Papi no more lol— Michael Cherry ♨️ (@MCJR__) August 2, 2021
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