Cragg qualifys for final

Mar 2, 2007 [Noel Guiden] In this morning`s heats Alistair Cragg qualified comfortably for tomorrow`s final of the 3000m in third place in heat 1. Cragg ran 7:53.18 behind European 5,000m champion Jesus Espana (7:52.5).Heat 2 was slightly slower and was won by Turkey`s Halih Akkas in 7:54.72. Neither Mark Carroll nor Mark Christie qualified from this heat, Carroll placing 10th with 8:12.6 with Christie 2 places further back 8:33.61.