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
|1||Salwa Eid NASER||BRN||48.14 WL|
|2||Shaunae MILLER-UIBO||BAH||48.37 AR|
|3||Shericka JACKSON||JAM||49.47 PB|
|4||Wadeline JONATHAS||USA||49.60 PB|
|5||Phyllis FRANCIS||USA||49.61 PB|
|6||Stephenie Ann MCPHERSON||JAM||50.89|
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