She ran 36.12. Video of race here.
Liam Boylan-Pett profiles McLaughlin who's enjoying freshman year at the University of Kentucky, McLaughlin: "I wanted the experience of being a college kid. To walk on a campus, live on my own, get experiences to mature as a person and in the sport."
Her heroic run put her team in HS final on Friday with the #2 seed.
She broke former Olympic silver medalist Lashinda Demus' mark by more than a second. *Video Interview
*MB: Cooper Teare Wins Arcadia 3200 In 8:41 To Lead 25 Sub-9 Minutes Austin Hindman was second (8:43) and NXN champ Casey Clinger was third (8:44).
*MB: Claudia Lanes Edges Out NXN Champ Brie Oakley By .07 To Win Arcadia 3200 In 9:57.52
*MB: More than 100 PRs in Arcadia 3200m races?
The record is 36.96, by Francena McCorory.
She’ll race for a spot in the final tonight.
McLaughlin doesn't yet have her driver's license and is missing the Rio Opening Ceremony to spend her 17th birthday home with friends and family.
Brannigan broke the Paralympic American record in the 800 with a 1:52.44.
His twin brother Chris was 2nd in 1:49.80.
*Sydney McLaughlin Breaks New Jersey State 400m Record With 51.87 At NJ Meet Of Champs
*Samantha Watson Wins 400-1500 Double At New York State Meet She ran 54.70 and 4:22.09 to win this interesting double for the second year in a row.
Her best friend in athletics is her 800m runner boyfriend who she's known since she was 6-years-old.
Ethiopia’s Bedatu Hirpa won the girls 1500 in 4:12.92.
That time would place her 3rd in NCAAs.
*MB: Utterly ridiculous (in a goood way): 15-year old Sydney McLaughlin runs 55.28 400h
Taylor anchored his "Swedish relay" team with 45.39 while Sydney anchored hers in 51.28.?
*MileSplit Profile Video On The Siblings
She nearly beat the NCAA champ in the process.
The freshman became the first person to win the 100h and 400h at the same NJ MOC meet. Incredible. She then ran a 52.2 4 x 400 leg.
He missed the national freshman record by .02 seconds.