News : Video Grant Holloway’s 60m Hurdles World Record!
The forecasts are fulfilled in the Gallur tartan. The sixth edition of the Indoor Track Meeting Villa de Madrid is once again at the top of world athletics, signing a new world record.
The American Grant holloway, the 110m hurdles world champion, had warned that he expected to run fast at his last rally of the indoor track season after having run up to eight times under 7.40 in the 60m hurdles. He arrived in Madrid ready to attack the record of British Colin Jackson that dated nothing more and nothing less than the year 1994 (7:30).
The imposing athlete from Florida at 1.88 tall and weighing 86 kilos prevailed in the semifinal with a hopeful time of 7.32 and already in the final set a new indoor world record with a time of 7:29.
Grant Holloway breaks world indoor 60m hurdles record in Madrid #WorldIndoorTour
Stunning hurdling from @Flaamingoo_ to clock 7.29 👏
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