In the back straight Naser stormed by Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo to take the World title in a stunning 48.14 seconds. 21-year-old Nigerian born Eid Naser's winning time was the 3rd fastest time in history and the fastest in 34 years to become. It was also the 5th 400m race in 7 days for the 21-year-old Bahreini athlete after she competed in the mixed 4x400m relay earlier in the championships.
Shaunae Miller-Uibo destroyed her personal best to took the silver in 48.37 the 6th fastest time in history while Shericka Jackson of Jamaica took the bronze in a lifetime best of 49.47.
East Germany’s Marita Koch set a doubtful women's 400m World record of 47.60 seconds back in 1985.
Women's 400m Final Results
|Salwa Eid NASER
|Stephenie Ann MCPHERSON