80 meter hurdles
The 80-meter hurdles was the short-distance hurdles discipline in women's athletics until 1968 . At the beginning of the 1970s , the 100-meter hurdles were switched to. In the age group of schoolchildren and in the senior classes (for men from 70, women from 50) there is still the 80-meter hurdle run.
Olympic Games medal winners
The last official world record was set by the Soviet athlete Vera Korsakova on June 16, 1968 with 10.2 seconds. The Australian Maureen Caird ( Olympic Summer Games 1968 ) holds the Olympic record with 10.3 seconds.
For more information and history, see 100 meter hurdles .