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This Guy Just Made The Hurdle Qualifiers By Diving Over The Line

"When they placed you in hurdles but you were born to swim."

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Brazilian Olympian João Vitor De Oliveira literally just dove across the 110m hurdle finish line to qualify for the next race.

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His cheeky dive safely took him from 6th to 4th and helped him to qualify by 0.01 seconds.

Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters

There were race delays due to the rain, but De Oliveira obviously used it to his advantage, successfully sliding his way into the next race.

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And naturally Twitter had to weigh in on the matter.

Dis one knock down all the hurdles, next man dive like phelps inna pool. Wa goin on 😂😂

My dude turned into a fish in the 110 m hurdles at the finish line #Rio2016

Meanwhile on 110m hurdles #Rio2016

Did my man just slip and slide on the track in hurdles? Lmaooooooo and he qualified.

Fantastic effort from that Brazilian who salmon'd over the finish line in the hurdles!

@KingOfKingsInMe / Via Twitter: @KingOfKingsInMe

You do you, De Oliveira, you do you!

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