NEW YORK — Abby Steiner is set to compete in the women’s 300 meters race at the 2023 NYRR Millrose Games, a World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting, in New York on February 11th. As one of the two entrants with a personal best quicker than 36 seconds, Steiner is the favorite to win the race. Below you will also find the complete start list for the women’s 300m race today.
The 23-year-old sprint star opened the 2023 season with two impressive 400m performances, including a lifetime indoor best of 50.59 seconds, which ranks second in the world. – Read more: How to watch NYRR Millrose Games? Today’s broadcast schedule, live results
Steiner Chasing Faster Time Than 35.80 PB?
Steiner’s 300m personal best of 35.80 seconds, set in 2021, is the sixth fastest all-time and third among American women, just narrowly behind the American record of 35.71 seconds, set by Quanera Hayes in 2017.
Steiner, a double World Championships relay gold medalist, has taken a week off from competition to focus on her preparation for the NYRR Millrose Games.
She will be eyeing the six-year American record, as well as Olympic bronze medalist Gabby Thomas who holds a personal best of 35.73 seconds and ranks fifth on the USA women’s 300m all-time list.
The joint world record holders in the 300m race are Russian sprint legend Irina Privalova and The Bahamas’ Shaunae Miller-Uibo with identical times of 35.45 seconds.
The North American area record holder is Jamaica’s Patricia Hall-Pritchett with 35.69 seconds.
The start list for the 2023 NYRR Millrose Games women’s 300m race also includes USA’s 2019 world 200m silver medalist Brittany Brown, who has a PB of 35.95secs, Jenna Prandini (USA) with a PB of 36.68 and Leah Anderson (JAM) with a PB of 36.91.
2023 NYRR Millrose Games Women’s 300m Start List
Sherri & Brett Miller
2 Rori Lowe (USA) University at Albany 39.54 PB 39.54 SB
3 Leah Anderson (JAM) CPTC – Tracksmith – 36.91 PB 36.91 SB
4 Brittany Brown (USA) adidas – 35.95 PB
5 Abby Steiner (USA) Puma 35.80 PB
6 Jenna Prandini (USA) Puma 36.68 PB 38.16 SB
Complete the meeting start list here