New Haven sprinter Jared Connaughton is heading to the semi-finals for the 200-metre men's track event at the 2012 London Summer Olympics.
Connaughton came in third in his heat, with a time of 20.72.
Canadian teammate Aaron Brown also finished third in his heat with a time of 20.55 seconds and will also go on to the semi-finals.
The world record holder in the event, Usain Bolt of Jamaica, posted a time of 20.39 seconds during his qualifying heat.
The semi-finals take place 4:10 p.m. Wednesday and finals go 4:55 p.m. Thursday.