McLaughlin to sit out Budapest World Athletics Championships
Sydney McLaughlin (USA), 24, one of the greatest women’s 400-meter hurdlers of all time, 토토사이트 has withdrawn from the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest.
“After discussions with my doctor and coach, I have decided not to compete at the World Championships in Budapest,” McLaughlin wrote on social media on Wednesday (Feb. 12). “I am suffering from a minor knee injury and have concluded that I need to rest now to prepare for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games,” she said.
Following the retirement of ‘Emperor’ Usain Bolt (Jamaica), McLaughlin was responsible for promoting athletics alongside men’s pole vaulter Amund Duplantis (Sweden).
McLaughlin won two gold medals (400-meter hurdles and 1,600-meter relay) at the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo and the 2022 World Championships in Eugene.
In the 400-meter hurdles, 스포츠토토 she set world records at both the Tokyo Olympics (51.46) and World Championships in Eugene (50.68).
McLaughlin’s arrival has also made the women’s 400-meter hurdles a popular event.
At the Budapest World Championships, which begin on Sept. 19, McLaughlin initially announced that she would run the 400-meter flat.
He qualified early for Budapest as the defending 400m hurdles champion, but said, “I’m going to focus on the new 400m event. I’m only running the 400-meter flat and the 1,600-meter relay in Budapest.”
McLaughlin, who won the 400-meter flat at this year’s U.S. Trials with a personal best of 48.74 and a 2023 world record, qualified for Budapest and was an early favorite in the new event.
However, a week before the start of the Games, 스포츠토토맨 McLaughlin decided to “withdraw from all events.