Ackera Nugent’s 60metres hurdles Under 20 record ratified by World  Athletics

The   under  20  Indoor  60  metre hurdles  world    record   set  by   Ackera  Nugent  has  been  ratified  by  track  and  fields  world  governing  body, World  Athletics.

The  mark  of  7.92  seconds  was   recorded  by  Nugent  on  her  way  to  winning  at the N- C-Double-a Indoor championships  in Fayetteville on  March 13 

Nugent  who  posted  a  personal  best  of  12.45  seconds  in  the  100  metre  hurdles  at  the  big 12  championships  in  May  missed  out  on  the  rest  of  the  season  because  of  injury.

In the  meantime  the  under  20   200  metres  world  record   set  by  Erryon  Knighton  was  also  among  the  other  records  ratified  by  track  and  field’s  world  governing  body.

The  American  clocked  19.69  seconds at the US Championships on  June 26  this  year  , to improve on his own previous ratified record of 19.84, also set at Hayward Field in Eugene on June  27  last  year.


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