World Record Hurdler | Kevin Young | Part 1

Kevin C. Young is a former American athlete. He was the winner of the 400 metres hurdles at the 1992 Summer Olympics.

In the final of this event he set a world record and Olympic record of 46.78 seconds, which remains unbeaten, and the first time 47 seconds was broken.

He became the 400 m hurdles world champion the following year, winning at the 1993 World Championships in Athletics with a time of 47.18 seconds.

He had an unusual hurdling technique of switching between 12 and 13 strides between the hurdles, departing from the 13-stride technique popularized by Edwin Moses.
Kevin was inducted into the National Track & Field Hall of Fame in 2006.

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