Morpeth Harrier Laura Weightman has qualified for the Women’s Olympic 1500m semi-final after finishing sixth in her heat.
Weightman is coached by Steve Cram and was making her debut in the Games.
Her heat was won by Turkish athlete Gamze Bulut.
Her semi-final will take place on August 8 and if she goes through, will compete for a medal in the final on August 10.
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