University of Tennessee senior Dee Dee Trotter qualified for the women's 400m Final at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens on Sunday.
Her time of 50.14 seconds in the second of three heats was the second-fastest time in that heat and fourth-fastest overall, qualifying her for the final on Tuesday at 3:50 p.m. ET.
Monique Hennagan had the fastest time in the semifinals with a 49.88. Hennagan and Trotter join Sanya Richards (50.54) as the three Americans in the final.
Trotter will also compete in the women's 4x400 Relay later this week. Preliminaries are scheduled for 1:35 p.m. ET on Friday, with the finals set for Saturday at 3 p.m. ET.
The Decatur, Ga., native is the only current Lady Vol athlete competing in the Games, and is the first returning Lady Vol to compete in the Olympics since 1984.
Published: Mon Aug 23, 2004 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 06:17 p.m.