• September 17, 2021

Exclusive: USA’s Devon Allen puts on show before and after 110m hurdles semifinal win

 Exclusive: USA’s Devon Allen puts on show before and after 110m hurdles semifinal win



Devon Allen doesn’t know what to do with his hands — but if he continues to run as well as he did in Tuesday’s 110-meter hurdle semifinals, he can use them to hold an Olympic medal.

Allen, a former wide receiver and track star for the Oregon Ducks, automatically qualified for Wednesday’s final by finishing first in his semifinal race. He finished with a time of 13.18, second overall behind only fellow American Grant Holloway (13.13).

But Allen’s performance, impressive as it was, wasn’t limited to competition. He also gave viewers a show before and after winning his heat, starting with an homage to Ricky Bobby:

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But Allen wasn’t done there — not by a long shot. He then did the “mom” and “wow” move:

Following his semifinal win, Allen broke out a dance before grabbing the camera and giving audiences at home a nice, long stare (oh, and here’s his run, too):

Win or lose, we can’t wait to see what Allen has in store for his next appearance at the Tokyo Olympics.





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