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• Femke Bol sets Netherlands 400m hurdles record

July 05, 2020

The summer season in the Netherlands commenced in Papendal on Saturday (4) and the occasion was highlighted by a significant performance by the precocious 20-year-old Femke Bol in the 400m hurdles.

Bol slashed almost one second from her lifetime best on her season’s opener, stopping the clock in the 400m hurdles in a world leading time of 54.47. Only three Europeans ran faster at the distance in 2019: Switzerland’s Lea Sprunger (54.06), Czech Republic’s Zuzana Hejnova (54.11) and Ukraine’s Hanna Ryzhykova (54.45).

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