McLaughlin 52.75 WJR, more WLÂ´s
KNOXVILLE (USA, May 13): Sydney McLaughlin broke her own world junior 400m hurdles record with 52.75 at the final of the day of SEC Championships. Beating the two-week-old previous best of 53.60m, she also moved to ninth on the all-time list. The result is also a World lead and College record. She also helped University of Kentucky to a win in the 4x400m in 3:25.99. Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico took 0.18 off her 100m hurdles national record and WL with a winning 12.40 (+1.2) ahead of Alexis Duncan 12.79 PB. Another world lead went to Grant Holloway in the men’s sprint hurdles 13.15 PB (+0.9) with Daniel Roberts 13.27 PB as second. Kendal Williams completed a sprint double in 9.99 (+1.1)/20.15 (+0.8). Second Jamaican Raheem Chambers 10.10 over Mustaqeem Williams 10.12 who was 2nd in the 200 m with 20.25. Aleia Hobbs won the 100m in 10.92 (+1.5) ahead of Shania Collins 10.99 PB and Tamara Clark 11.02 while 19-year-old Lynna Irby took the 200m in a PB 22.25 beating Collins 22.47. LSU women with Brisco, Johnson, Misher and Hobbs clocked college record and World lead 42.05 in the 4×100 m beating Kentucky 42.30. The 400m saw fast times too from Jamaican Nathon Allen (44.28) and Nathan Strother (44.34). Jamaican Kemar Mowatt got the 400 m hurdles in 49.32 and LSU just edged Arkansas in the 4×100 both teams timed with 38.76. Texas AM won the 4×400 m in 3:01.17 over LSU 3:01.98. US Tahar Triki won the triple with 16.91 (+0.6) PB. From women events to note Sharrika Barnett 50.69 PB in the 400 m and Alexis Jacobus 465 in pole vault with Keturah Orji 14.62 (+1.5) in triple ahead of French Yanis David 14.05 outdoor PB (+1.9).