Sydney McLaughlin is an American hurdler and sprinter who holds a number of age group world bests and won the Gatorade National Girls Athlete of the Year trophy for both 2015–16 and 2016-17. She is the current world record holder in the women’s 400 meters hurdles with a time of 51.46 seconds, set on August 4, 2021 at the Tokyo Olympics in the final run. McLaughlin set world junior 400 meter record in (50.36) at 2018 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships in March 2018. Born on August 7, 1999 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, to an athletic family, her father, Willie McLaughlin, was a semi-finalist in the 400 meters at the 1984 Olympic Trials, her mother, Mary McLaughlin, was a runner in high school, and her older brother, Taylor McLaughlin, won silver in the 400-meter hurdles at the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships. In October 2018, McLaughlin turned professional, and signed with the New Balance team.
Sydney McLaughlin Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 7 August 1999
Birth Place: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Residence: Dunellen, New Jersey
Birth Name: Sydney Michelle McLaughlin
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Occupation: Hurdler and sprinter
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Black
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Sydney McLaughlin Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 132 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 60 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 9″
Height in Meters: 1.75 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Body Measurements: Unknown
Breast Size: Unknown
Waist Size: Unknown
Hips Size: Unknown
Bra Size/Cup Size: Unknown
Feet/Shoe Size: Unknown
Dress Size: Unknown
Sydney McLaughlin Family Details:
Father: Willie McLaughlin (Was a semi-finalist in the 400 meters at the 1984 Olympic Trials)
Mother: Mary McLaughlin (Was a runner in high school)
Siblings: Taylor McLaughlin (Older Brother), Morgan McLaughlin (Sister), Ryan McLaughlin (Brother)
Sydney McLaughlin Education:
Union Catholic High School
University of Kentucky
Sydney McLaughlin Facts:
*She was born on August 7, 1999 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.
*She belongs to an athletic family.
*She bested Lashinda Demus junior record in the 400-meter hurdles.
*She competed for the University of Kentucky before turning professional.
*She placed 3rd in the 400-meter hurdles at the 2016 United States Olympic Trials, and qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
*She turned professional in October 2018.
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