Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone Sets 400m Hurdles World Record with 50.65 at U.S. Trials

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Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone has shattered another world record ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

The reigning Olympic champion in the 400m hurdles recorded a blistering 50.65 on Sunday, June 30, at the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Team Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. This victory secured her spot in Paris.

McLaughlin-Levrone broke her own world record of 50.68, set on the same track at the World Championships two years ago. This performance solidifies her position ahead of Dutch rival Femke Bol, who clocked 52.49 at the European Championships earlier in June.

Joining McLaughlin-Levrone on the U.S. Olympic team for Paris are Anna Cockrell, who finished second with a time of 52.64, and Jasmine Jones, who came in third with a time of 52.77.

Rio 2016 champion Dalilah Muhammad finished sixth, announcing that this would be her final U.S. Trials.

1Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone50.65 WR
2Anna Cockrell52.64 PB
3Jasmine Jones52.77 PB
4Shamier Little52.98 SB
5Rachel Glenn53.46 PB
6Dalilah Muhammad54.27
7Akala Garrett 55.01
8Cassandra Tate55.37
9Sydni Townsend 55.47
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