Gregorek Advances To 1,500m Semis At Worlds

Former Seekonk High standout Johnny Gregorek advanced to the semifinals of the 1,500-meter run at the IAAF World Track and Field Championships on Thursday.

Gregorek will compete in the second heat of Friday's semis based on his time of 3:39.62 in his qualifying heat, a clocking that placed him ninth overall. Gregorek will be toeing the line at 3:20 p.m. EST with hopes of advancing to the Finals on Sunday. Fellow US teammate Robbie Andrews earned the final qualifying spot.