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USC's Muhammad leads U.S. hurdlers at world track championships
USC's Muhammad leads U.S. hurdlers at world track championships

USC alumna Dalilah Muhammad won a silver medal in the women’s 400-meter hurdles Thursday at the world track and field championships at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium, finishing ahead of training partner Lashinda Demus as American men and women won three of six medals in their respective 400-meter hurdles finals. Demus, the London Olympic silver medalist in the event, took third behind Zuzana Hejnova of the Czech Republic and Muhammad, who’s from Bayside, N.Y., but trains in Southern California. That was a strong showing for Demus after an injury-marred season. Hajnova passed Demus entering the home stretch and won in 52.83 seconds, the fastest time in the world this year and a...

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