Clayton Feels Vindicated

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World Championship bronze medalist, Rushell Clayton, says gaining a medal in her first major senior championships is vindication for all the work she’s put into her career.

Clayton claimed the third place in the 400m-hurdles at the 2019 World Championships in a lifetime best of 53-point-7-4 seconds.

She says her career took a turn when she made the radical move of changing her circle of friends to focus on her craft.

Clayton says she’s now focused on breaking the 52-second barrier in her event.

The current world record holder in the 400-meter hurdles is 29-year-old American, Dalilah Muhammad with 52.1.6 seconds.

Clayton says she aims to be the best in the world in the event.

Rushell Clayton, speaking with Sports Nation Live host, Leighton Levy.



William Mitchell is a sports-fanatic turned journalist. He graduated from CARIMAC in 2016. He interned at the Jamaica Gleaner covering sports and joined NNN in 2017. Mitchell covers crime for Nationwide. He’s been to every single zone of special operations across the island.


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