Sydney McLaughlin, the current Olympic gold medallist in the 400-meter hurdles, smashed her own world record for the third time this year.

this time by an almost unbelievable margin on the way to winning the maiden world championship of her career.

The 2-year-old took three-quarters of a second from his previous world record of 51.41 on Friday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

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McLaughlin's display Her time was so compressed, and Friday was so significant, that it need further context to be fully understood.

McLaughlin has now gone nearly a full second faster than anyone else in history in a race where gold may be won or lost by hundredths of a second.

Additionally, she smashed the record four times in a 13-month period in a sport where world records frequently remain for decades.

"The timing is just great and the game is going faster and faster." "Determining only what obstacles can be overcome. From here, I just go faster."