DOHA, Qatar: It has been quite a season for Jamaican hurdler Rushell Clayton. Two years ago, she was running 57 seconds in the 400m hurdles more often than not and failed miserably in her bid to qualify for the London 2017 World Championships after finishing seventh at the National Senior Championships. Dogged by stubborn injuries, including a metatarsal fracture in 2016 and other setbacks before, and after that traumatic experience Clayton's road to the 2019 World Championships in Doha, Qatar, has been anything but a sprint. In truth, she couldn't be competing in a better event, with the 400m hurdles providing the perfect representation of the challenges she has had to not only face but conquer.
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