US Kendra Harrison broke the 28-year-old 100m hurdles world record

| Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 18:44
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Kendra Harrison, London Diamond League, Rio Olympics, United States athlete, Bulgaria's Yordanka Donkova, US Olympic team

The United States athlete clocked 12.20 beat Bulgaria's Yordanka Donkova's 12.21

London: Kendra Harrison broke the 28-year-old 100m hurdles world record at the London Diamond League meeting but she won't be able to run at the Rio Olympics.
The United States athlete on Friday clocked 12.20 seconds to beat the old mark of 12.21 set by Bulgaria's Yordanka Donkova on August 20, 1988, reports Xinhua.
Harrison did not qualified for the US Olympic team after she failed to make the top three at the American trials.

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So sad when the fastest in the world can't compete. But I guess that's what the Olympics are about, the best on the day. Still amazed that she can do the 100m hurdles faster than I can do the 100m sprint!

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