Sydney McLaughlin changed coaches last year, moving to Bobby Kersee.
Kersee is a master at teaching hurdling. In 2021, Sydney has gone 12.65, her PB at 100m hurdles. She has also run a 51.16 in the flat 400 meters and now, opened at 52.83, a WL at 400m hurdles.
Sydney McLaughlin and Dalilah Mohammed, plus Shamier Little will feature in less than three weeks at the 2021 US Olympic Trials. The women’s 400m hurdles should be one of the highlights.
McLaughlin 52.83 WL
NASHVILLE (USA, Jun 6): Final day of Music City Track Carnival (WACT Silver) saw Sydney McLaughlin getting great 400 m hurdles World lead 52.83 (3rd best of her career). Behind her Jamaican Leah Nugent 55.34. In men´s event PB for Trevor Bassitt 48.80 beating Kenny Selmon 48.96 and CJ Allen 48.97. Top pole vaulting, among women Katie Nageotte 485, and Sam Kendricks with Matt Ludwig 571. Jamaican Daniel Thomas-Dodd won shot 19.26 beating Jessica Ramsey 18.78 and Raven Saunders 18.50. Dani Aragon won the 1500 m in 4:05.46 PB beating Jenny Simpson 4:06.18. Clayton Murphy was the best in men´s race 3:38.07. In women 800 m Shannon Osika 2:00.60 over Chanelle Price 2:00.87. World champion Steven Gardiner clocked 45.06 in the 400 m, Jessica Beard 51.44 among women. Andrew Hudson 10.27 (-0.5) and Dezerea Bryant 11.24 (-1.3) were the 100 m winners.
Source: Athletics – Run Blog Run