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Aleec Harris (born October 31, 1990) is an American track and field hurdler.
An all-weather running track is a rubberized artificial running surface for track and field athletics.
Anaerobic exercise is a physical exercise intense enough to cause lactate to form.
Aries Merritt (born July 24, 1985) is an American track and field athlete who specializes in the 110 metre hurdles, and currently holds the world record in that event with a time of 12.80 s set on September 7, 2012.
An athlete (also sportsman or sportswoman) is a person who competes in one or more sports that involve physical strength, speed or endurance.
At the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, 29 athletics events were contested, 23 for men and 6 for women.
Athletics has been contested at every Summer Olympics since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics.
The axilla (also, armpit, underarm or oxter) is the area on the human body directly under the joint where the arm connects to the shoulder.
Robert ("Bob") Morton Newburgh Tisdall (16 May 1907 in Nuwara Eliya, Ceylon now Sri Lanka – 27 July 2004 in Nambour, Queensland, Australia) was an Irish athlete who won a gold medal in the 400 metre hurdles at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
Brianna Rollins-McNeal (born August 18, 1991) is an American track and field athlete, who specializes in the 100 metres hurdles.
Combined events are competitions in which athletes participate in a number of track and field events, earning points for their performance in each event, which adds to a total points score.
Cross country running is a sport in which teams and individuals run a race on open-air courses over natural terrain such as dirt or grass.
David Oliver (born April 24, 1982), is an American hurdling athlete.
Dawn Harper-Nelson (born May 13, 1984) is an American track and field athlete who specializes in the 100-meter hurdles.
The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and field events.
A heptathlon is a track and field combined events contest made up of seven events.
Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys (or sometimes driven without riders) over a set distance for competition.
A hurdle (UK English, limited US English) is a moveable section of light fence.
A hurdle race in Great Britain and Ireland is a National Hunt horse race where the horses jump over obstacles called hurdles that are over three and a half feet high.
The IAAF World Championships, commonly referred to as the World Championships in Athletics, is a biennial athletics event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
The IAAF World Indoor Championships is a biennial indoor track and field competition served as the global championship for the sport.
Jason Richardson (born April 4, 1986) is an American track and field athlete who specializes in the 110 meter hurdles.
The knee joins the thigh with the leg and consists of two joints: one between the femur and tibia (tibiofemoral joint), and one between the femur and patella (patellofemoral joint).
Kristi Castlin (born July 7, 1988) is an American track and field athlete who specializes in the 100 metres hurdles.
This is a list of notable male hurdlers (110 m H- 400 m H) since the first Olympic Games in 1896.
Low hurdle races are a now, generally defunct form of track and field hurdle racing.
Masters athletics is a class of the sport of athletics for veteran athletes in the events of track and field, road running and cross country running.
The following table shows the world record progression in the Men's 110 metres hurdles.
The first world record in the men's 400 metres hurdles was recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1912.
Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.
Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) is a sport in which a competitor, traveling on foot, must overcome various physical challenges in the form of obstacles.
Queen Quedith Harrison (born September 10, 1988) is an American hurdler and sprinter who competed in the 400 metres hurdles at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
A relay race is a racing competition where members of a team take turns completing parts of racecourse or performing a certain action.
Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.
Sprinting is running over a short distance in a limited period of time.
The steeplechase is an obstacle race in athletics, which derives its name from the steeplechase in horse racing.
A stutter step is a footwork technique in tennis and other sports.
The Summer Olympic Games (Jeux olympiques d'été) or the Games of the Olympiad, first held in 1896, is an international multi-sport event that is hosted by a different city every four years.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The following table shows the world record progression in the women's 100 metres hurdles.
The first world record in the women's 400 metres hurdles was recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in 1974.
Youth sport (British English) or youth athletics (American English) is any sports event where competitors are younger than adult age, whether children or adolescents.
The 100 metres hurdles, or 100-meter hurdles, is a track and field event run mainly by women (the male counterpart is the 110 metres hurdles).
The 110 metres hurdles, or 110-meter hurdles, is a hurdling track and field event for men.
The 1900 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1900), today officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that took place in Paris, France, in 1900.
The 1904 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the III Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in St. Louis, Missouri, in the United States from August 29 until September 3, 1904, as part of an extended sports program lasting from July 1 to November 23, 1904, at what is now known as Francis Field on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis.
The 300 metres hurdles (also spelled 300 meters hurdles in American English) is an athletics or track and field event.
The 400 metres hurdles is a track and field hurdling event.
The 400 metres hurdles at the Summer Olympics is the longest hurdling event held at the multi-sport event.
50 metres hurdles is a distance in hurdling, usually only run in indoor competitions.
55 metres hurdles is a distance in hurdling, usually only run in indoor competitions.
60 metres hurdles is a distance in hurdling which is generally run in indoor competitions.
80 metres hurdles is a distance in hurdling ran by women until 1972 in international competitions.
The 800 metres, or 800 meters (US spelling), is a common track running event.