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October 27, 2019

Sydney McLaughlin returns to Lexington for UK-filled weekend

Maggie Davis 9:55pm October 27, 2019 10/27/19

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Rupp Arena had an extra-special guest in attendance for Sunday night’s basketball game against Georgetown College, as former Wildcat Sydney McLaughlin served as the honorary “Y” of the night. McLaughlin, a New Jersey native, competed for the University of Kentucky track and field team during her freshman year before signing with New Balance and joining a…

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October 5, 2019

Sydney McLaughlin Narrowly Edged Out in World Championships

Nick Roush 1:00pm October 5, 2019 10/5/19

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It took a world record run to take down Sydney McLaughlin. Racing at the IAAF World Championships in Qatar, Dalilah Muhammad got off to a fast start in the 400 hurdle final. The lead was not comfortable for long. The former Wildcat made up significant ground down the backstretch. Unfortunately, Sydney ran out of track,…

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August 29, 2019

Sydney McLaughlin is the youngest ever 400m Hurdles Diamond League Champion

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00pm August 29, 2019 8/29/19

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Sydney McLaughlin did it again. The Olympian and former Kentucky Track star became the youngest ever 400m hurdles Diamond League champion today, beating world record holder Dalilah Muhammad to win the event in a season-best 52.85 seconds. Diamond League CHAMPION [email protected] defeats @DalilahMuhammad to claim first place in the women's 400m hurdles at the #DLfinal!…

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July 21, 2019

WATCH: Sydney McLaughlin’s New Balance Runs in the Family video

Kindsey Bernhard 1:00pm July 21, 2019 7/21/19

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Sydney McLaughlin may have been a one-and-done at the University of Kentucky, but her legacy lives on. She broke records and left an impact on the Track & Field program that will last for many years to come. McLaughlin signed with New Balance last year. The company released “Runs in the Family” video showing the…

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July 12, 2019

Sydney McLaughlin turns in world-leading time in 400m hurdles

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm July 12, 2019 7/12/19

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Former University of Kentucky track star Sydney McLaughlin continues to dominate the Diamond League. Today, Sydney won the 400m hurdles at the Herculis meet in Monaco, finishing in 53.32 seconds, the fastest time in the event this season. Sydney McLaughlin is a PROBLEM. @GoSydGo obliterates the WL 400m hurdle time with a 53.32 ??? pic.twitter.com/iaOwsWHzRP…

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June 24, 2019

WATCH: Sydney McLaughlin throws out first pitch at Dodgers game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:30pm June 24, 2019 6/24/19

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Former Kentucky track star Sydney McLaughlin is off living her best life in the pros and preparing for the 2020 Summer Olympics, but took a break yesterday to try her hand at a different sport: baseball. McLaughlin threw out the first pitch at the Dodgers vs. Rockies game in honor of Olympic Day. Although a…

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December 5, 2018

Sydney McLaughlin wins a major award

TJ Walker 4:30pm December 5, 2018 12/5/18

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Former Kentucky great Sydney McLaughlin was named the International Association of Athletics Federation 2018 Female Rising Star Award winner. A major honor for the 19-year-old track star that spent her lone year in college at Kentucky. Two world U20 records at 400m hurdles (52.75) ?Two U20 indoor world bests at 400m (50.36i) ?World senior lead…

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October 15, 2018

Sydney McLaughlin signs deal with New Balance

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm October 15, 2018 10/15/18

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Sydney McLaughlin is taking her talents to New Balance. Now a professional, the former Olympian and UK track star announced today she’s signed a deal with New Balance, a coup for the footwear and apparel brand. “New Balance has a long-standing history as an excellent running company and they are the perfect partner for me,”…

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June 9, 2018

Sydney McLaughlin wins 400m hurdles at NCAA Championship

Kindsey Bernhard 8:30pm June 9, 2018 6/9/18

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Sydney McLaughlin wins the 400m hurdles at the NCAA championship in 53.96. Never a doubt @GoSydGo completes the #UKTF ??hurdles sweep. #AlwaysForward https://t.co/4ULXwWDuIH pic.twitter.com/KHofJQgDIw — UK Track & Field (@KentuckyTrack) June 10, 2018 She has officially become the most dominant athlete of all time at the University of Kentucky. McLaughlin joined Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, who the won the 100m…

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June 7, 2018

Sydney McLaughlin breezes through semifinals

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:25pm June 7, 2018 6/7/18

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As expected, Sydney McLaughlin had no trouble in tonight’s 400m hurdles semifinal at the NCAA Championships, finishing in 54.15 seconds, almost two seconds faster than anyone else in the field. That time is well short of McLaughlin’s personal best of 52.75 seconds — the collegiate record — but she’s also running in the 4x400m relay later…

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