Tokyo Olympics: US star Sydney McLaughlin storms to WORLD RECORD to claim gold in 400m hurdles final

American star Sydney McLaughlin storms to new WORLD RECORD to take gold in the women’s 400m hurdles…defending champion Dalilah Muhammad to victory in Tokyo final

American star Sydney McLaughlin broke her own world record by winning the final of the 400m hurdles at the Tokyo Olympics.

The 21-year-old clocked 51.46 seconds after previously setting a world record of 51.90 to become the first woman to break the 51-second barrier.

Dalilah Muhammad was second in 51.58s – which also broke McLaughlin’s previous record.

The Dutch Femke Bol took bronze on Tuesday in the scorching heat of Tokyo.

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Sydney McLaughlin defeated her own world champion to win gold in the women's 400m hurdles

Sydney McLaughlin defeated her own world champion to win gold in the women’s 400m hurdles

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