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Clayton wins 400mh with personal best in Monaco

Published:Wednesday | August 10, 2022 | 1:34 PM
Rushell Clayton of Jamaica wins the women's 400 metres hurdles final during the Diamond League athletics meeting at the Louis II stadium in Monaco on Wednesday.

Rushell Clayton clocked a massive lifetime best on her way to winning the women's 400 metres hurdles event at the Monaco Diamond League on Wednesday.

Clayton, who finished fourth in the event at the just concluded Commonwealth Games, won the race in 53.33 seconds, erasing her previous best time of 53.63.

She defeated her compatriot and reigning Commonwealth Games champion Janieve Russell, who was second in a season's best time of 53.52 seconds with Gianna Woodruff of Panama, third in 54.13.