2021 Men’s 400 Hurdles World Rankings

Karsten Warholm became the first to break 47 in 3 different years… oh yeah, the first and only ever to break 46 in any year. (GLADYS CHAI/ASVOM AGENCY)

THE ALL-TIME LIST GOT DESTROYED: ’21 produced history’s 4 fastest times and 5 of 6. The chief architect of destruction was Karsten Warholm, who first ran a 46.70 to take down Kevin Young’s longstanding World Record by 0.08…

A MONTH LATER Young was only No. 4 on the all-time list as Tokyo’s quick track saw Warholm (45.94 WR), Rai Benjamin (46.18) and Alison dos Santos (46.72) capture the Olympic medals…

WARHOLM’S WIN STREAK is now at 18; he hasn’t lost since September of ’18… Benjamin’s mark claimed the American Record… Warholm (5) and Benjamin (4) both had compact seasons, dos Santos (12) having more than the two of them combined… The 8 Olympic finalists ended up in the same order at the top of the Rankings.

JUMP TO U.S. RANKINGS VIEW WORLD TOP 50 LIST VIEW U.S. TOP 50 LIST
1. KARSTEN WARHOLM (Norway) (2/28/96, 6-1½/176) (1.87/80)
46.70 1)Oslo DL 7/01
47.08 1)Monaco DL 7/09
45.94 1)Olympic Games 8/03
(48.65h, 47.30sf)
47.35 1)Zürich DL 9/09
48.08 1)Berlin CT 9/12
2. RAI BENJAMIN (US) (7/27/97, 6-3¼/179) (1.91/81)
47.13 1)Mt. SAC 5/09
47.38 1)Doha DL 5/28
46.83 1)Olympic Trials 6/26
(49.12h, 48.61sf)
46.17 2)Olympic Games 8/03 1. Warholm
(48.60h, 47.37sf)
3. ALISON DOS SANTOS (Brazil) (6/3/00, 6-3½/174) (1.93/79)
49.56 1)La Mirada 4/10
48.15 1)Drake R 4/24
47.68 3)Mt. SAC 5/09 1. Benjamin; 2. McMaster
47.57 2)Doha DL 5/28 1. Benjamin
47.38 2)Oslo DL 7/01 1. Warholm
47.34 1)Stockholm DL 7/04
47.51 2)Monaco DL 7/09 1. Warholm
46.72 3)Olympic Games 8/03 1. Warholm; 2. Benjamin
(48.42h, 47.31sf)
48.23 1)Brussels DL 9/03
48.50 1)Chorzów CT 9/05
47.81 2)Zürich DL 9/09 1. Warholm
48.15 1)Bellinzona 9/14
4. KYRON MCMASTER (British Virgin Islands) (1/3/97, 6-1½/174) (1.87/79)
47.50 2)Mt. SAC 5/09 1. Benjamin
47.82 3)Doha DL 5/28 1. Benjamin; 2. dos Santos
dnf )Stockholm DL 7/04 1. dos Santos; 2. Copello; 3. Mowatt; 4. Magi; 5. McAlister;
6. Happio; 7. Lattin
47.08 4)Olympic Games 8/03 1. Warholm; 2. Benjamin; 3. dos Santos
(48.79h, 48.26sf)
48.31 2)Brussels DL 9/03 1. dos Santos
48.24 3)Zürich DL 9/09 1. Warholm; 2. dos Santos
5. ABDERRAHMANE SAMBA (Qatar) (9/5/95, 6-1½/165) (1.87/75)
48.26 4)Doha DL 5/28 1. Benjamin; 2. dos Santos; 3. McMaster
48.56 1)Hengelo CT 6/06
47.12 5)Olympic Games 8/03 1. Warholm; 2. Benjamin; 3. dos Santos; 4. McMaster
(48.38h, 47.47sf)
6. YASMANI COPELLO (Turkey) (4/15/87, 6-5/190) (1.96/86)
49.37 2)Savona 5/13 1. Sibilio
49.21 1)Ostrava CT 5/19
49.11 6)Doha DL 5/28 1. Benjamin; 2. dos Santos; 3. McMaster; 4. Samba; 5. Selmon
48.88 2)Hengelo CT 6/06 1. Samba
48.86 3)Oslo DL 7/01 1. Warholm; 2. dos Santos
48.19 2)Stockholm DL 7/04 1. dos Santos
48.35 1)Gyulai Mem 7/06
47.81 6)Olympic Games 8/03 1. Warholm; 2. Benjamin; 3. dos Santos; 4. McMaster; 5. Samba
(49.00h, 47.88sf)
48.45 3)Brussels DL 9/03 1. dos Santos; 2. McMaster
48.80 2)Chorzów CT 9/05 1. dos Santos
dq )Zürich DL 9/09 1. Warholm; 2. dos Santos; 3. McMaster; 4. Magi; 5. Preis;
6. Angela; 7. McAlister
49.32 1)İzmir 9/15
7. RASMUS MÄGI (Estonia) (5/4/92, 6-2/163) (1.88/74)
48.87 1)Huelva CT 6/03
48.58 2)Turku CT 6/07 1. Barr
48.49 1)Geneva CT 6/12
48.82 1)Cluj-Napoca 6/19
48.95 4)Oslo DL 7/01 1. Warholm; 2. dos Santos; 3. Copello
48.81 4)Stockholm DL 7/04 1. dos Santos; 2. Copello; 3. Mowatt
48.83 3)Monaco DL 7/09 1. Warholm; 2. dos Santos
48.11 7)Olympic Games 8/03 1. Warholm; 2. Benjamin; 3. dos Santos; 4. McMaster; 5. Samba;
6. Copello
(48.73h, 48.36sf)
49.13 5)Brussels DL 9/03 1. dos Santos; 2. McMaster; 3. Copello; 4. Hyde
48.84 4)Zürich DL 9/09 1. Warholm; 2. dos Santos; 3. McMaster
48.73 2)Berlin CT 9/12 1. Warholm
48.53 2)Bellinzona 9/14 1. dos Santos
8. ALESSANDRO SIBILIO (Italy) (4/27/99, 6-2¾/172) (1.90/78)
49.25 1)Savona 5/13
49.62 2)Ostrava CT 5/19 1. Copello
49.70 1)Euro Teams 5/29
49.56 4)Hengelo CT 6/06 1. Samba; 2. Copello; 3. Smidt
48.96 1)Ita Ch 6/27
(51.202h)
48.42 1)Euro U23 7/10
(50.88h, 49.79sf)
48.77 8)Olympic Games 8/03 1. Warholm; 2. Benjamin; 3. dos Santos; 4. McMaster; 5. Samba;
6. Copello; 7. Magi
(49.11h, 47.93sf)
9. KENNY SELMON (US) (8/27/96, 6-2/181) (1.88/82)
49.48 1)Atlanta 3/21
48.87 1)Prairie View 4/03
48.81 1)Miramar Inv 4/10
48.87 2)Drake R 4/24 1. dos Santos
49.11 6)Mt. SAC 5/09 1. Benjamin; 2. McMaster; 3. dos Santos; 4. Mowatt; 5. Lattin
49.03 5)Doha DL 5/28 1. Benjamin; 2. dos Santos; 3. McMaster; 4. Samba
48.96 2)Music City CT 6/06 1. Bassitt
48.08 2)Olympic Trials 6/26 1. Benjamin
(49.03h, 48.51sf)
48.58 4sf)Olympic Games 8/01 1. dos Santos; 2. Samba; 3. Sibilio
(48.61h)
10. JAHEEL HYDE (Jamaica) (2/2/97, 5-10¾/161) (1.80/73)
49.87 1)Kingston 5/29
49.86 4)NACAC CT 6/05 1. Drummond; 2. Rowe; 3. Cray
48.18 1)Jam Ch 6/25
(49.14h)
1:27.38 8sf)Olympic Games 8/01 1. McMaster; 2. Magi
(48.54h)
48.91 4)Brussels DL 9/03 1. dos Santos; 2. McMaster; 3. Copello
48.89 3)Chorzów CT 9/05 1. dos Santos; 2. Copello
48.95 3)Berlin CT 9/12 1. Warholm; 2. Magi
49.73 5)Bellinzona 9/14 1. dos Santos; 2. Magi; 3. Agyekum; 4. Preis

U.S. RANKINGS
1. *Rai Benjamin (Nike) 6. Isaiah Levingston (Oklahoma)
1)Doha DL, 1)Olympic Trials, 2)Olympic Games 1)Big 12, 2)NCAA, 6)Olympic Trials
2. *Kenny Selmon (unattached) 7. Cameron Samuel (USC)
2)Drake, 2)Olympic Trials, 4sf)Olympic Games 1)Pac-12, 3)NCAA, 7)Olympic Trials
3. David Kendziera (unattached) 8. Khallifah Rosser (unattached)
8)Doha DL, 3)Olympic Trials, 3sf)Olympic Games 8)Mt. SAC, 1)Chula Vista, 5)Olympic Trials
4. Sean Burrell (LSU) 9. Trevor Bassitt (Ashland)
2)SEC, 1)NCAA, 5h)Olympic Trials 1)Raleigh, 1)Music City, 8)Olympic Trials
5. Aldrich Bailey (unattached) 10. Amere Lattin (adidas)
4)Olympic Trials, 4)Gyulai, 7)Berlin 3)Drake, 5)Mt. SAC, dq-h)Olympic Trials

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