Lifestyle Sports World

McLaughlin Sydney broke her own women’s 400m hurdles world record

Sydney McLaughlin is just 22 years old and is already a youth icon in the world of sports. Her net worth stands at $2 Million and most part of her earnings is through brand endorsements and government’s aid.

How did Sydney McLaughlin get famous?

Image result

McLaughlin was the first woman to break 52 seconds in the 400 m hurdles when she set a world record of 51.90 s at the 2020 USA Olympic trials. She won a silver medal at the 2019 World Championships. At both the 2019 World Championships and Tokyo Games, she also took gold as part of women’s 4×400 meters relay team.

Olympic champion Sydney McLaughlin broke her own world record in the 400m hurdles at the US track and field championships on Saturday.

McLaughlin flashed a broad smile when her time was announced, then gave a thumbs-up. She crossed the finish line at Hayward Field in 51.41 seconds, breaking her own record of 51.46sec set last year at the Tokyo Olympics, where she won gold.

“I mean it’s Track Town USA, what do you expect? she said afterward. “Every time I come here I can just feel something amazing is going to happen.”

Asked how she was going to celebrate afterward, McLaughlin joked: “Eating some real food besides vegetables. Like a cheeseburger or something, some pancakes.”

Who trains Sydney McLaughlin?

Sydney McLaughlin trains with Flo-Jo’s coach

Bobby Kersee has trained some of the seasoned veterans on the track. Felix has maintained her longevity and won yet another medal in Tokyo. She won the bronze medal for her signature 400-meter competition.