Blog Posts on 400m hurdles




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Track Beauty of the Week: Élodie Ouédraogo by Superb Señora on Jan 11, 2013Élodie Ouédraogo is this week's Track Beauty! Photo from She.be Ouédraogo is a Belgian athlete who competes in both the sprints and the intermediate hurdles. The high point in her career came at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, where she won the 4...



Track Beauty of the Week: Élodie Ouédraogo by hurdler49: Hurdles, Track & Field and Sports on Jan 10, 2013Élodie Ouédraogo is this week’s Track Beauty! Ouédraogo is a Belgian athlete who competes in both the sprints and the intermediate hurdles. The high point in her career came at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, where she won the 4x100m silver toget...



Track Beauty of the Week: Zuzana Hejnová by hurdler49: Hurdles, Track & Field and Sports on Jan 3, 2013Zuzana Hejnová is this week’s Track Beauty! The Czech 400m hurdles specialist has made significant impact in her event the past two years. Coming into the 2011 season, Zuzana had a personal best of 54.13s and a fourth-place finish at the 2010...



Track Beauty of the Week: Zuzana Hejnová by Superb Señora on Jan 3, 2013Zuzana Hejnová is this week's Track Beauty! Photo by Miaow Miaow/Wikimedia The Czech 400m hurdles specialist has made significant impact in her event the past two years. Coming into the 2011 season, Zuzana had a personal best of 54.13s and a f...



The Legend of Felix Sánchez by hurdler49: Hurdles, Track & Field and Sports on Aug 6, 2012When I was writing my London 2012 event previews, I had a strong gut feeling that Felix Sanchez would do something monumental. His career has undergone a renaissance the past few months, as he placed fourth in the Daegu World Championships final. De...



Christine Sonali Merrill’s Balancing Act and Olympic Hopes by hurdler49: Hurdles, Track & Field and Sports on Jul 27, 2012Christine Sonali Merrill deserves a shoutout. The American-born Sri Lankan hurdler will compete in the London Olympics as a wild card, having missed the Olympic “B” standard by almost two-hundredths of a second. She has a personal best of...



Christine Sonali Merrill’s Balancing Act and Olympic Hopes by Superb Señora on Jul 27, 2012Christine Sonali Merrill deserves a shoutout.Christine Merrill. (Photo from Djh57/Wikimedia Commons)The American-born Sri Lankan hurdler will compete in the London Olympics as a wild card, having missed the Olympic “B” standard by almost two-hund...



Track Beauty of the Week: Irina Davydova Ирина Давыдова by Superb Señora on Jul 20, 2012Irina Davydova Ирина Давыдова is this week's Track Beauty!Irina with her European Championships gold medal. (Photo from sport.mos.ru)Coming into 2012, Daydova had a relatively humble personal best of 55.48s in the 400m hurdles. Davydova...



Track Beauty of the Week: Irina Davydova Ирина Давыдова by hurdler49: Hurdles, Track & Field and Sports on Jul 20, 2012Irina Davydova Ирина Давыдова is this week’s Track Beauty! Coming into 2012, Daydova had a relatively humble personal best of 55.48s in the 400m hurdles. Davydova made heads turn when she made her outdoor debut in Sochi last May. T...



London Olympics Preview: The 400m Hurdles by hurdler49: Hurdles, Track & Field and Sports on Jul 9, 2012The 400m hurdles is one of the most grueling track & field events. The [wo]man-killer event tests the limits of one’s speed endurance. Intermediate hurdlers are known for digging deep. Women’s 400m Hurdles A couple of Russian women ar...