Athletes REVEAL The Most DIFFICULT Track & Field Event..

Athletes REVEAL The Most DIFFICULT & Field Event..

Welcome back to . Demanding speed, strength, agility and precision, the 400m hurdles is considered to be the most demanding of all . In addition to the 400m sprint, which in itself demands full muscular activity, the physical strength and skill to jump over 10 hurdles is also required. Athletes in lanes from staggered positions and start from blocks. They then complete one full 400m lap, clearing 10 evenly-space hurdles. A reaction time – measured by sensors on the blocks – of less than 0.100 is deemed a false start and all the runners are recalled. Any athlete responsible for a false start is disqualified immediately. An athlete can also be disqualified if he or she steps or runs outside their designated lane.

Men clear hurdles that are 36in (91.4cm) high, while women negotiate 30in (76.2cm) barriers. The hurdles are knocked down easily if touched, which allows the athlete to continue even if he or she collides with them. The race order is determined on time. At major championships, the format of the 400m hurdles is typically heats, semifinals and final.

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15 thoughts on “Athletes REVEAL The Most DIFFICULT Track & Field Event..

  1. The clickbait this channel puts up (specifically of Sydney McLaughlin) is really unnecessary and annoying. Putting this quote up with her picture implies she said that, and we know she didn’t, she has way more class than that.

  2. 400 hurdles is sadistic! if a man misses a hurdle, he could eliminate any future generations of himself. Recently, during a major competition, I saw a woman do a face plant around the seventh or eighth hurdle. I’m not sure if she also suffered a concussion. It was horrible to watch!

  3. You know how you felt running the last 100m of the 400m? Try going over hurdles with that bear on your back. Never mind that every hurdle along the way saps your energy more than just running. The 400 h brings more pain than the flat 400.

    Track events are a case of an exchange of speed for pain. The least pain is the 100m. If you’re not fast enough to compete in the 100m then you have to choose a longer distance. Next comes the 200m. If you’re not fast enough for that, you try the 400m, etc, etc. Each step up to longer races brings more pain. Adding hurdles to a race just adds to the pain.

  4. Well. As a long distance runner, short races are a joke. Unless of course you mean being competitive. In which case I would agree. Jumping events require technique, running events require speed and endurance, hurdles require speed, endurance and technique. 400m hurdles, definitely not for me.
    Field events, pole vault would be a toughy.

  5. It is extremely old (Dr. Noake's "Lore of Running" old, like 30 years old), but neither 400 m, nor 400 m Hurdles last long enough for any build-up of lactic acid to occur. What causes pain are micro-injuries from pounding the surface hard for a reatively long time.

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