US Olympic trials: Sydney McLaughlin breaks ladies’s 400m hurdles world report

US Olympic trials: Sydney McLaughlin breaks women's 400m hurdles world record

Dalilah Muhammad and Sydney McLaughlin compete in the Women's 400m hurdles
Sydney McLaughlin beat Dalilah Muhammad to interrupt the Olympic and world champion’s world report

Sydney McLaughlin set a brand new ladies’s 400m hurdles world report with a time of 51.90 seconds within the ultimate of the US Olympic athletics trials in Oregon, which was affected by a heatwave.

McLaughlin, 21, beat Olympic and world champion Dalilah Muhammad, whose report she broke after a temperature of 44C (111F) delayed racing to the night.

“There isn’t any animosity, simply two nice athletes pushing one another,” she stated.

Noah Lyles received the boys’s 200m in a world-leading 19.74secs.

World champion Lyles completed forward of Kenny Bednarek (19.78secs), with 17-year-old Erriyon Knighton third in 19.84secs.

Lyles had didn’t make the minimize within the 100m and had completed second and third behind Knighton within the first spherical and the semi-final.

“I relaxed,” stated Lyles. “I let my physique do what it does. I do know I used to be asking for lots.”

Athing Mu, 19, competing as knowledgeable for the primary time, received the ladies’s 800m in 1:56.07 – the second-fastest time ever by an American girl within the occasion.

Raevyn Rogers and Ajee Wilson received silver and bronze medals respectively on the 2019 World Championships, have been second and third.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *