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Muhammad wins 400m women’s hurdles gold for US

Rio de Janeiro: Dalilah Muhammad, the 2013 World Championships silver medalist, won the 100th medal for the US Olympic team at the Rio Olympics after finishing first in the women’s 400-metre hurdles final in 53.13 seconds. Denmark’s Sara Petterson took silver with a new national record of 53.55 seconds ahead of American Ashley Spencer (53.72)

American teenage swimming sensation Katie Ledecky won gold in 400m freestyle, sets new world record

Rio de Janeiro: American teenage sensation Katie Ledecky set a new world record to win gold in the women’s 400 metres freestyle at the Rio Olympics. The 19-year-old clocked 3 minutes 56.46 seconds, eclipsing the previous record she set in 2014 by almost two seconds on Sunday, reports Xinhua. Britain’s Jazz Carlin was second, 4.77