McLaughlin set a world record in the 400-meter hurdles

American Sidney McLaughlin set a world record in the 400-meter hurdles during the national qualifying competitions for the Olympic Games.

McLaughlin ran the distance in 51.90 seconds. The previous achievement was set by McLaughlin’s compatriot Dalilah Muhammad in October 2019 and was 52.16 seconds.

As noted in the microblog of the World Athletics Association on Twitter, 21-year-old McLaughlin became the first woman in history who managed to run this distance in less than 52 seconds.

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