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Dalilah Muhammad Named World Female Athlete of the Year

Dalilah Muhammad Named World Female Athlete of the Year

Olympic Champion Dalilah Muhammed has been named IAAF’s World Female Athlete of the Year after an outstanding 2019.

Muhammad, 29, broke the world record in the 400m hurdles twice this year, first with a 52.20 performance at the U.S. Championships in July to eclipse a mark which had stood since 2003.

Muhammad then broke it again at the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, clocking 52.16 in one of the championships’ most eagerly-awaited finals to claim the world title for the first time.

Muhammad also won world gold in the 4x400m relay and won five of her seven races.

Click here to watch the exciting World Championship 400m Hurdles Final

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