By Tim Robin, EnStarz | Aug 06, 2012 04:28 PM EDT
Felix Sanchez from Dominican Republic won the men's 400m hurdles on Monday at the London Olympics 2012 with a mark of 47.63 seconds.
Sanchez known as "Super Sanchez" in his native country defeated American favourite Michael Tinsley who completed the race in 47.91 seconds and Javier Culson from Puerto Rico came in third with 48.10 seconds.
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British hurdler Dai Greene ended fourth and American Angelo Taylorm a two-time Olympic champion was fifth.
Sanchez obtained the first medal for his country in this Olympic Games but it was his second Olympic 400m hurdles gold. He also won gold at the 2004 Olympics in Athens.
Sanchez became the oldest athlete to win a gold medal in any Olympic race. He will turn 35 in less than a month.
Tinsley, 28, had entered its very first Olympic competition this year. The 28-year-old recently pulled an upset by winning in the U.S. Olympic trials earlier this year.
Culson had finished ahead of Tinsley during the semifinal heat.
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