TOKYO — Sydney McLaughlin lately stated that “iron sharpens iron” in relation to her relationship with Dalilah Muhammad. They’re the preeminent practitioners of their craft, the 2 quickest girls ever to run the 400-meter hurdles.
Few occasions had been extra extremely anticipated on the Tokyo Video games than the renewal of their rivalry on Wednesday at Olympic Stadium.
It was protected to imagine that one thing extraordinary would occur, and McLaughlin delivered, breaking her personal world report to win her first Olympic gold.
McLaughlin completed in 51.46 seconds. Muhammad ran the quickest time of her life to take the silver medal in 51.58 seconds, and Femke Bol of the Netherlands was third.