Norway's Warholm wins gold in 400 m hurdles at World Championships in Doha
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Warholm, who is 23 years old, won the gold medal with a time of 47.42 seconds. The silver medal was won by United States, who finished the race in 47.66 seconds. Third place and the bronze medal went to of Qatar with a time of 48.03 seconds.from the
Speaking to BBC Sport, Warholm said, "This was a very tough race. I actually felt my heart was going to stop [...] I thought 'I'm going to die but it's going to be worth it'." He also commented on the future, "This is only the beginning and I am very lucky to win [...] It's deserved but in the future these guys will be tougher to beat. Tomorrow I have to get up and work again. That is what I love."
Earlier this year, Warholm set a personal best time of 46.92 seconds in the 400 m hurdles, the second-fastest time recorded in the history of the event. The world record stands at 46.78 seconds and belongs to. This record has stood since 1992.
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