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Dalilah Muhammad is an American track and field athlete who specialises in the 400 metres hurdles. She won the gold medal at the 2019 World Championships, setting the current world record with a time of 52.16 seconds. She was also the 2013, 2016, and 2017 American national champion.
At the 2016 Summer Olympics, she won gold in the 400 metres hurdles. Muhammad is only the second female 400 meter hurdler in history, after Sally Gunnell, to have won the Olympic and World titles and broken the world record.
Muhammad won the 400-meter hurdles at the 2007 World Youth Championships, and she won silver at the 2013 World Championships and 2017 World Championships.
Collegiately, she ran for the USC Trojans, for whom she was a four-time All-American at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.