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Bulldog runner sets world record at SEC Indoor Championships

Bulldog sophomore Christopher Morales Williams set the world indoor record in the 400-meter dash to win Georgia’s fifth men’s title in the event at the Southeastern Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday.

Morales Williams, a native of Vaughan, Ontario, set the school, meet, facility, collegiate and world records by flying to a 44.49 in the final, leaving Florida senior JeVaughn Powell (45.61) far behind. 

Morales Williams’ time surpassed former USC sprinter Michael Norman’s former world indoor record of 44.52 from 2018.

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