Girls’s 60m hurdles world report falls at 2024 Millrose Video games

Bahamian hurdler Devynne Charlton kicked off Sunday’s Millrose Video games in New York Metropolis in record-setting model. Charlton broke the ladies’s 60m hurdles world report in 7.67 seconds, surpassing the earlier report set by Sweden’s Susanna Kallur in 2008 by a hundredth of a second.

Charlton, the world indoor silver medalist within the 60m hurdles occasion, secured her victory by 0.12 of a second over the two-time world 100m hurdles champion Danielle Williams of Jamaica, with American Tia Jones taking third place in the identical time of seven.80 seconds.

Devynne Charlton
Photograph: Kevin Morris

“I knew I had it in me, nevertheless it took lots to place that race collectively,” stated Charlton in a post-race interview with NBC Sports activities. “I felt good in my prep main as much as right now. I bought the beginning that I wanted. I simply held it. I can’t say it was greater than that.”

With solely three weeks remaining till the 2024 World Indoor Championships in Glasgow, Charlton is poised to be one of many favourites to win the ladies’s 60m hurdles.

Charlton is the only Bahamian athlete to carry a world indoor report.

Within the males’s 60m, Andre De Grasse completed eighth in a season’s greatest time of 6.62 seconds. His time was solely 0.02 seconds off his private better of 6.62 from 2015. 

For the total outcomes from the 2024 Millrose Video games, go to right here.

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