World Record Hurdler | Kevin Young | Part 2
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.