Tue, 07 Aug 2012 19:28:48 GMT | By IANS

Olympics: Liu Xiang crashes out of men's 110m hurdles

London: Chinese athletics star Liu Xiang crashed out of the Olympic men's 110 metres hurdles as he hit the first hurdle of heat 6 at the London Games here Tuesday.


Olympics: Liu Xiang crashes out of men's 110m hurdles (© AFP)

It was the second time Liu failed in the first round at the Olympics. Four years ago in Beijing, he withdrew at the last moment due to a foot injury.

He won the gold in Athens 2004.