Why the 400m hurdles is one of the hardest Olympic races
There are a few reasons why this Olympic event is so distinctly difficult. Learn more from Vox on YouTube.
There are few single events that demand as much skill as the 400-meter hurdle race. Olympians need to have the speed of a 200-meter dash runner, the endurance of an 800-meter runner, an understanding of rhythm, and, of course, the ability to efficiently clear a hurdle.
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