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Trinidad and Tobago's Jehue Gordon aims for 400m hurdles world record mark

Trinidad and Tobago national 400-metre hurdles champion Jehue Gordon has put his faith and confidence in local facilities and coaching to help him break the world record.

Gordon was disappointingly just short of a medal at the World Championships in Berlin last August, but is eyeing a gold medal at the World Junior Championships next year and possibly the world record in the not too distant future.

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“It really inspired me seeing that I train at home, locally, and not with the best of facilities. I now know that if I really go out there and put in the type of work, I could be the world record holder,” Gordon said in Newsday.

“I was so impressed at myself for doing so good. Next year, hopefully, if I stay healthy and keep on training hard I should have better things coming,” he said. He noted that his success should inspire other young athletes to put in the hard work now to reap the benefits.”….Read More

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  1. minnie

    January 4, 2010 at 1:50 pm

    impressive, im looking for big things from this youngster i was hoping that he would get the bronze at the last wc

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