Hejnova wins women's 400 hurdles at worlds
MOSCOW (AP) - Zuzana Hejnova of the Czech Republic won the women's 400 meter hurdles Thursday at the world championships, beating American teammates Dalilah Muhammad and defending champion Lashinda Demus.
Demus went out fast and gave Hejnova a chase right into the finishing straight, but the season's best performer left everyone behind with a devastating finish to clock a world leading 52.83 seconds.
Muhammad edged past Demus near the end to take silver in 54.09. Demus finished in 54.27.