NJ Teen Sensation Sydney McLaughlin Advances to Semifinals in 400M Hurdles

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The Olympic run for New Jersey teen sensation Sydney McLaughlin continues.

The 17-year-old Dunnellen, New Jersey native moved on to the semifinals in the 400-meter hurdles Monday night with a time of 56.32. She will compete in the semifinals Tuesday. McLaughlin is the youngest American to compete in Track & Field since 1972. She set the junior world record in the 400-meter hurdles at the 2016 Olympic trials.

Jeff Porter of Sommerset, New Jersey also advanced to the semifinals of the Men’s 110-meter hurdles with a time of 13.50. Ronnie Ash of Passaic, New Jersey also advanced in the 110m with a time of 13.31.

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