Sydney McLaughlin, center, clears the last hurdle on her way to a world record in the women’s 400 meter hurdles on day three of the USA Track and Field Championships 2022 at Hayward Field in Eugene Saturday June 25, 2022. Fb Eug 062522 Usa Tf 09

Olympic champion Sydney McLaughlin added another remarkable achievement to her decorated career on Saturday at the U.S. outdoor track and field championships in Eugene, OR.

McLaughlin ran a 51.41 to break her own world record in the women’s 400-meter hurdles. And in doing so, she won the national title.

Amazing. She made that look way too easy.

The incredible 51.41 time tops McLaughlin’s previous world record of 51.46 seconds, which she set in 2021 at the Tokyo Olympic Games. The former Kentucky Wildcat won the gold medal in Tokyo for the 400-meter hurdles and the 4×400-meter relay.

And Saturday would suggest that the 22-year-old New Jersey native may just keep taking things to new levels.

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