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Abby Steiner Sets New US Record in 300m Race at Millrose Games

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Abby Steiner Sets New US Record in 300m Race at Millrose Games
World-Class Sprinter: Abby Steiner

Abby Steiner Sets New US Record in 300m Race at Millrose Games The Millrose Games, part of the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold, witnessed a historic moment on Saturday (11) when Abby Steiner claimed a new US record in the 300m race.

In only her second 300m race, Steiner clocked in at 35.54 seconds, easily surpassing Quanera Hayes’ previous record of 35.71 set in 2017.

Steiner faced a fierce competition from Brittany Brown, who ran a time of 36.13, but Steiner’s exceptional talent and perseverance allowed her to hold her lead and claim the record.

World-Class Sprinter: Abby Steiner Breaks US Record in 300m
World-Class Sprinter: Abby Steiner Breaks US Record in 300m

“It’s definitely one of those races I think you learn a little bit about every time you run it,” Steiner said, reflecting on her performance. This was also her last 300m race of the season, but Steiner’s hunger for success is far from satisfied.

She has set her sights on the world record of 35.45, held by Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Irina Privalova. “I clean up my start a little bit,” Steiner said, “and I think it’s there.”

The athletic community is eager to see what Steiner will achieve next, and her impressive performance at the Millrose Games has established her as a top contender in the world of athletics.

Steiner’s record-breaking 300m race at the Millrose Games has made history and solidified her position as one of the favorites for the world 200m title this summer. Jamaica’s Shericka Jackson is the defending world 200m champion.

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.

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