Sydney McLaughlin made history and broke the record in the 400m hurdles at the conclusion of the US Olympic Qualifiers

Little Sydney McLaughlin Created a new file Women’s 400m hurdles world record, With 51.90 seconds At the conclusion of the USA Athletics Preliminary Olympics in Eugene.

On the tenth and final day, which was suspended for several hours due to the heat wave, they also got tickets to Tokyo Games the star Noah Lyles y Athing Mu, Those with the best grades of the year in their majors, 200 and 800 meters.

In the 400m Hurdles Sydney McLaughlin Set the world record in an exciting battle against the veteran Dalilah Muhammad, the current Olympic and world champion. American from 21 years, Do you The first athlete in history to beat the 52-second barrier in this event.

Mohammed, which set the previous world record for 52.16 seconds In view of McLaughlin In the Doha World Championship 2019, she was second in 52.42 seconds, While Anna Cockrell He took third place in the classification with a time of 53.70 seconds.

The Hayward Field de Eugene It was the night scene of this new episode of the rivalry between McLaughlin and Muhammed, World Health Organization They have dominated the 400m hurdles in recent years.

The race had to be postponed for several hours due to the intense heat wave which forced the move in the late afternoon from Sunday to night. This unexpected event did not affect either of the two top candidates who quickly broke away from the rest of the contestants on a fast start.

Mohammed, from 31 years s olympic gold medal rio 2016, Slightly advanced from the last corner but couldn’t keep up McLaughlin When he passed her in the last straight line. After crossing the finish line, the young American star put her hands on her face in case shock When he learned he had broken the world record.

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For his part, the world champion in 200 metersAnd the Noah Lyles He won the final with a time of 19.74 seconds. World’s Best Brand of the Year. The sprinter, who didn’t show his best version in the opening rounds, made a solid exit around the corner before sprinting toward victory in the final stage. Kenny Bednarek It was ranked second 19.78 seconds, while emerging erion Knighton, Just 17 years, she was the third With 19.84 seconds.

In the women’s 800 meters, Thing Mu, from 19 yearsHe also beat his rivals with the best performance of the season, from 1 minute 56.07 seconds. finally, Jovon Harrison He got his right to fight for a double olympic in the jump. Just hours after his victory in High jump (2.33 m), the most promising athlete from 22 years He also won the long jump (8.47 m). Just a compatriot Ellery Clark Won Olympic titles in long jump and high jump over distance 1896.

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