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Hurdles

The hurdles has come a long way from its origins in the mid-to-late 19th Century.

The original style of bundling over the hurdles is a far cry from the smoother technique employed by the leading athletes today.

Sprint hurdlers go for out-and-out pace over the obstacles while, over 400m, runners have to pace their race much more carefully.



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