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Tokyo Olympics: Sydney McLaughlin Wins Women's Hurdles Gold Medal, Sets World Record

She edged out Dalilah Muhammad, who won silver to make it a U.S. 1-2 finish

Tokyo Olympics: Sydney McLaughlin Wins Women's Hurdles Gold Medal, Sets World Record
Sydney McLaughlin, of United States celebrates after winning the gold medal in the final of the the women's 400-meter hurdles at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. | AP Photo/Martin Meissner
Tokyo Olympics: Sydney McLaughlin Wins Women's Hurdles Gold Medal, Sets World Record
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2021-08-04T08:59:49+05:30

American Sydney McLaughlin has broken her own world record to win the women's 400-meter hurdles in 51.46 seconds in Tokyo on Wednesday.

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She edged out Dalilah Muhammad, who won silver to make it a U.S. 1-2 finish.

McLaughlin set the previous world record of 51.90 seconds in June. Muhammad, who set the world record twice in 2019 and won the world championship gold medal that year, finished in 51.58.

Femke Bol of the Netherlands took bronze in 52.03.

(AP)

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