Sydney McLaughlin He broke the world record in the 400-meter hurdles for the fourth time in 13 months, winning his first world championship gold in 50.68 seconds.

He broke the previous record 51.14 months ago.

“We thought we could go a little faster [than 50.68]She said Louis Johnson NBC Sport. “But we are so grateful for this moment. Under 51 is our victory.

As of June 2021, he lowered the world record from 52.16 to 50.68. She is the second fastest woman in history, nine tenths of a second faster than her compatriot Delilah MuhammadWon the bronze medal for the Dutch women Like Femke in Eugene, Oregon, on Friday.

At 22, McLaughlin became the second youngest athlete in history to win three major individual awards – Olympic gold, a world title, and a world record. Ethiopian long-distance runner only Kinins Bekele He drove all three at a young age.

McLaughlin has been replaced Usain Bolt The second youngest person is three days old.

McLaughlin also fits Edwin MosesThis is a feat that has broken the world record for the 400-meter hurdles four times, although it took Moses seven years to do so.

What’s next for McLaughlin? If the United States qualifies for the women’s 4x400m race on Sunday, they have another race ahead.

Then maybe move to an apartment of 400 square metres. The legendary McLaughlin coach, Bob KerseyHe said he will finally be back in action and chasing the world record (37) perhaps after this season, NBC Sports Analyst Addo Bolton He said last month.

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“Bobby and I will be back after the season and we’ll decide if that’s the case [400m hurdles] It’s still an event I want to do, or we’ll find something else because I think we’ve achieved a lot with it, McLaughlin said. “It could have been. [the flat 400m]. everything is possible. Bobby will let me know I follow what he says.

The tournament will continue on Saturday with six finals, including 4 x 100 meters relay.

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earlier on Friday Michael Norman He became the first American to win the world title in the 400m Lashon Merritt In 2013, Norman finished fifth in Tokyo despite being the world’s fastest 400-meter sprinter in the last Olympic Series. For the first time since 2007, Americans won gold in the 100m, 200m and 400m at the Olympics or World Games.

“Lots of rest,” Norman said. It’s been three long years in Doha, a disappointment and a life lesson [2019 World Championships]Covid and a slap in the face in Tokyo.

Shane Miller Uibo He added to his Olympic gold medal in the 400 meters for the Bahamas, his first world title, the Olympic silver medalist with a distance of 49.11. Paulino Marleys Dominican Republic until .49. The Americans did not start in the final.

Kara Winger She became the first American to win a World Championship medal in women’s javelin throw, expanding the historic showdown for American female shooters. The 36-year-old winger, who plans to retire after this season, climbed from fifth to second in his sixth and final win. In Her Turf, there is more about women’s bayonets here.

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“It was more than I could have imagined,” said the ward, who returned from ACL surgery in 2012 and 2020 and left arm surgery in 2015. “I imagined it, but it was better than I imagined.”

US Olympic Gold Medalist Oteng Mo This led to the qualifying round for the 800m final on Sunday. All of his leading competitors, including the Olympic silver medalist, were eliminated from the semi-finals Kelly Hodgkinson Great Britain and two Americans: Olympic bronze medalist Raven Rogers And the World Bronze Medal twice come on Wilson.

The men’s and women’s 4x100m relay race in the United States qualified for the finals on Saturday. Despite winning the gold in the 100m unscathed, the men are the favorites Fred Curley. Behind Jamaica was a medal in the women’s 100m.

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