Sydney McLaughlin sets world record in the 400m hurdles at the US Olympic trials, clocking 51.90sec after a thrilling battle with rival Dalilah Muhammad. The 21-year-old star became the first woman ever to duck below the 52-second barrier.
Sydney McLaughlin demolished the world record in the 400-meter hurdles at the US Olympic trials. Her time of 51.90 bettered the old mark by 0.26 seconds.
Sydney McLaughlin sets world record of 51.90 to win 400 hurdles at #TrackFieldTrials. Former record-holder Dalilah Muhammad second in 52.42, Anna Cockrell third in 53.70. Rio bronze medalist Ashley Spencer of Indy stumbled over a hurdle early and was last in 60.19.
What people are saying?
Mike Vetri That’s a 21 year old woman, not even a typical college grad age, shattering a world record! The future is most definitely bright for her and best believe she’ll be racing in the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.
Pièce de Résistance No way. 400m hurdles is one of the most exhausting races. You have to run a quarter of a mile at top speed, jumping every few steps. By the end, you’re wiped out.