Result: Britain's Eilidh Child eases into semi-finals of 400m hurdles in Zurich

Great Britain's Eilidh Child storms into the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles at the European Championships in Zurich by winning her heat in 55.32s.

Great Britain's Eilidh Child has comfortably secured a place in the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles at the European Championships in Zurich, Switzerland.

The 27-year-old qualified for the next round by winning the opening heat at the Letzigrund Stadium in 55.32s.

Child, who won a silver medal in this event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, sealed a place in the semis right alongside the second and third-place finishers in her heat.

Axelle Dauwens of Belgium finished second in a time of 56.15s, while Russia's Vera Rudakova crossed the finish line just behind in 56.35s.

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