04/08/2012 19:32 BST | Updated 04/10/2012 10:12 BST

Dai Greene Says 'I'm Gutted And I've Let Everybody Down' But Still Qualifies for London 2012 Hurdles Final

Dai Greene, Team GB captain and world hurdles 400m champion, had the scare of his life after inexplicably failing to finish in the automatic qualifying places in his semi-final.

Greene appeared broken at the end of his race as his lay flat on his back and covered his face with his hands.

He finally qualified in ninth place with a time of 48.19secs, but he says he's "gutted" with the result.

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Gutted: Greene says he was gutted with the result

"I came off the bend too far down and there was too much to do. I can't really explain how I feel. I'm just gutted.

"I don't think I went off too hard. I should have been better than that and I'm very disappointed.

"It's no way to perform if you are world champion. Before I knew it they were up on me and as soon as they were up on me, they were past me.

"I had nothing left to give at the end. I should be able to produce better than that. I know I'm better than that. I'm very disappointed in myself."

The final takes place on Monday night at 8.45pm.