31 Aug 2011

Willis advances to 1500m semi finals at World Championships

6:11 am on 31 August 2011

New Zealand's Olympic silver medallist Nick Willis has finished second in his 1500m heat at the world athletic champs in South Korea to advance to the semi finals.

Willis ran 3 minutes 39 point 24 seconds well outside his personal best of 3m 31.79s set last month.

The semi finals are on Thursday morning.