Sports World: Izlyn breaks women's 100m hurdles record

Izlyn breaks women's 100m hurdles record

National sprinter Nur Izlyn Zaini, 21, lowered her own Singapore women's 100m hurdles record at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships in Arkansas, United States, yesterday.

She ran 13.88sec to top her heat and qualify for the final with the joint second-best time. The final is scheduled for early this morning.

Izlyn had jointly held the previous national mark of 14.14 since 2017 with Jannah Wong, who had clocked her time in 2014.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 13, 2019, with the headline Sports World: Izlyn breaks women's 100m hurdles record. Subscribe