McLaughlin outsprints teammate Muhammad for hurdles record

McLaughlin came from behind over the last 100 meters to top the defending Olympic champion. 

Muhammad’s time of 51.58 also beat McLaughlin’s old record of 51.9, set at the Olympic trials last month.

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Sydney Mclaughlin, of the United States, wins the women's 400-meter hurdles final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Sydney Mclaughlin, of the United States, wins the women’s 400-meter hurdles final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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