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Women’s 4x400m splits – How fast did Sydney McLaughlin run? – World Athletics Championships

Sydney McLaughlin ran 47.91 secs on the last leg on USA team that won the women's 4x400m final in 3:17.79 at the World Athletics Championships.

Sydney McLaughlin of Team United States in the Women's 4x400m Relay Final at the World Athletics Championships Oregon22
Britton Wilson hands off to Sydney McLaughlin of Team United States in the Women's 4x400m Relay Final on day ten of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 at Hayward Field on July 24, 2022 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images for World Athletics)

The United States dominated the women’s 4x400m relay final with a world-leading 3:17.79 to win the gold medal and close out the competition on the 10th and final day at the World Athletics Championships 2022 here at Hayward Field in Oregon on Sunday.

What were the splits? How fast did Sydney McLaughlin run on her leg?

Sydney McLaughlin ran 47.91 seconds on the last leg of the winning team for USA in a dominating performance that saw the team run the fourth-fastest time on the all-time list. The 400m hurdles world and Olympic champion, who also broke her own world record in the event early at the championships ran unmatched on the last leg to collect her second gold medal here in Eugene.

NCAA champion Talitha Diggs opened the contest with 50.50 seconds, with Abby Steiner running 49.99 secs on the second leg. Britton Wilson, who replaced Athing Mu in the lineup, also ran a storming third leg, at 49.39 seconds to complete the winning quartet for the United States.

Jamaica ran a season-best 3:20.74 for the silver medal with Janieve Russell (49.90) and Stephenie Ann McPherson (49.95) both going sub-50 seconds on their respective legs, while Great Britain and Northern Ireland finished with the bronze medal, also in a season-best time of 3:22.64.

USA3:17.79 WL
Talitha DIGGS50.50
Abby STEINER49.99
Britton WILSON49.39
Sydney MCLAUGHLIN47.91
Candice MCLEOD50.76
Janieve RUSSELL49.90
StephenieAnn MCPHERSON49.95
Charokee YOUNG50.13
Victoria OHURUOGU50.59
Nicole YEARGIN50.19
Jessie KNIGHT51.26
Laviai NIELSEN50.60
CANADA3:25.18 SB
Natassha MCDONALD50.92
Aiyanna STIVERNE50.71
Zoe SHERAR52.98
FRANCE3:25.81 SB
Sokhna LACOSTE52.30
Shana GREBO50.91
Sounkamba SYLLA52.11
Amandine BROSSIER50.49
Silke LEMMENS52.60
Annina FAHR51.73
Yasmin GIGER52.19

Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images for World Athletics

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