Eilidh Child sails into final of 400m hurdles at European Championships

Eilidh Child of Scotland competes in the Women's 400 metres hurdles heats at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 29, 2014
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Great Britain hurdler Eilidh Child sails into the final of the 400m hurdles by winning her semi-final at the European Championships.

Great Britain's Eilidh Child has comfortably reached the final of the women's 400m hurdles at the European Championships in Zurich by winning her semi-final.

The Scot eased through the first 300m and led the way around the bend before crossing the finish line in 54.71s.

Child, who won silver in this event at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, will head into the final as the fastest in the field.

Anna Titimets of Ukraine qualified in the second fastest time of 54.90s.

Eilidh Child of Scotland celebrates winning silver in the Women's 400 metres hurdles final at Hampden Park during day eight of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 31, 2014
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