• Warholm upsets Olympic champion Clement for 400m hurdles world title
Posted by: Watch Athletics
Thursday, 10 August 2017
World Athletics Championships 2017 day 6: Norway's Karsten Warholm defeated Rio Olympics champion Kerron Clement to win the men's 400m hurdles gold.
The 21-year-old Warholm crossed the line in 48.35sec beating Turkey's Yasmani Copello, Rio Olympics bronze medalist, into second place b 0.07 seconds. USA's Kerron Clement took third place in 48.52 seconds.
“I'm world champion, that's crazy. A lot of hard work and dedication has got me here so thank you to my coach for getting me in a position to challenge for a world title.” said Warholm, who last month prevailed at the European U23 championships.
Men's 400m Hurdles Final Results
1 Karsten WARHOLM NOR 48.35
2 Yasmani COPELLO TUR 48.49
3 Kerron CLEMENT USA 48.52
4 Kemar MOWATT JAM 48.99
5 TJ HOLMES USA 49.00 0.210
6 Juander SANTOS DOM 49.04
7 Abderrahaman SAMBA QAT 49.74
8 Kariem HUSSEIN SUI 50.07